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All stops to 'Winterfell Station'...in Australia?

All stops to ‘Winterfell Station’…in Australia?

Alan DaviesSep 14, 20172 Comments

Winterfell is leading the public nominations for names for the five new Melbourne Metro underground rail stations. Melbourne can do much better

Is Daniel Andrews selling out public transport?

Is Daniel Andrews selling out public transport?

Alan DaviesSep 13, 20173 Comments

Victoria's Andrews Government has decided to continue with franchised management of Melbourne's trains and trams rather than bring them back under direct government control

That was The week That was... w/e 10 September

That was The week That was… w/e 10 September

Alan DaviesSep 10, 20171 Comment

Tw3 is a short commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 10 September 2017 bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism

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Weekend reading 9/10 September

Alan DaviesSep 8, 2017

Should public works be named after politicians?

Should public works be named after politicians?

Alan DaviesSep 7, 20172 Comments

No matter how worthy they are, we should be very cautious about naming public works after people, but most especially after politicians

Should this motorway report be secret?

Should this motorway report be secret?

Alan DaviesSep 6, 20173 Comments

No, Daniel Andrews, you can't spend $1 Billion of public money to get rid of the East West Link and then be secretive about the case for the West Gate Tunnel

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

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