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Can Melbourne be the new Amsterdam?

Can Melbourne be the new Amsterdam?

Alan DaviesSep 5, 201713 Comments

It’s an appealing meme, but the idea Australian cities could replicate the experience of Amsterdam if only they had the political will is harder than it might look

That was The week That was... w/e September 3

That was The week That was... w/e September 3

Alan DaviesSep 3, 20173 Comments

Tw3 is a short commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 3 September 2017 bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism

Weekend reading 2/3 September

Alan DaviesSep 1, 2017

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Are kids cycling a whole lot less?

Are kids cycling a whole lot less?

Alan DaviesAug 30, 20171 Comment

A big drop in the number of children's bicycles imported into Australia last year doesn't mean large numbers of children are losing interest in cycling

Is selling public housing land to developers a good policy?

Is selling public housing land to developers a good policy?

Alan DaviesAug 29, 20177 Comments

The Victorian Government's policy of inviting proposals from the private sector to redevelop outdated public housing estates is proving controversial

That was The week That was... w/e August 27

That was The week That was... w/e August 27

Alan DaviesAug 27, 2017

Tw3 is a commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 27 August 2017 that bear on the delights and discontents of urbanism

Weekend reading 26/27 August

Alan DaviesAug 25, 2017

Why don't neighbours matter as much anymore?

Why don't neighbours matter as much anymore?

Alan DaviesAug 24, 2017

We're not as connected with our neighbours as previous generations were, mostly because we're better off; we have greater mobility and more choice

Have young children lost

Have young children lost "the right to roam"?

Alan DaviesAug 22, 20179 Comments

We often hear that the rise of helicopter parents prevents young children from roaming independently; sure, but while the standard assumption is they're worse off, there's more to it

That was The week That was... w/e August 20

That was The week That was... w/e August 20

Alan DaviesAug 20, 2017

TW3 is a commentary on stories bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism that were in the news over the week ending 20 August 2017

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