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
We have less to do with our neighbours than in the past but it doesn't appear to be a big problem for most of us; there are some though who would benefit a lot from good neighbours
It’s often argued that anti-suicide barriers at jumping sites are a waste of time: those intent on killing themselves go elsewhere. However a recent study says barriers really do save lives
Canberra-bashing is a common bloodsport in Australian media. The Guardian and the Herald-Sun are the latest to the fray, but do they land some telling blows or are they bullies missing the mark?
It's often argued that anti-suicide barriers at jumping sites are a waste of time: those intent on killing themselves go elsewhere. However a recent study says barriers really do save lives
Poor Canberra. It’s the most planned city in the country yet it’s a byword for all the horrors of car-based 21st century cities. But is it as appalling as its detractors make out or are they out of touch?
Diversity is a key advantage of living in cities but so also is the opportunity for like-minded people to choose to live close to each other. Successful cities offer both possibilities
How would you spend $10 billion in your city if you had a lazy $10 billion? Improving public transport and cycling are the top priority according to readers
The Urbanist has two copies of Andrew Leigh's new book, Battlers & Billionaires, to give away prior to the official launch on 1 July. Entries close tonight - click on the picture or the link below to be in the running. Every entrant has an equal chance (of course)!
In his forthcoming book, Battlers & Billionaires, Andrew Leigh asks: Is Australia fair enough? To answer the question, Black Inc. has given The Urbanist two copies to give away to readers