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What would happen if public transport use grew faster?

What would happen if public transport use grew faster?

Even with bullish projections for public transport growth, cars look set to remain the dominant mode in Australian cities. Much closer attention must be given to tackling motoring directly

Should we demand more of heavy vehicle drivers?

Should we demand more of heavy vehicle drivers?

It's time to consider if heavy vehicle driver licensing should require that applicants understand the risks they pose for others and are committed to protecting their welfare

That was The week That was… w/e 12 November

That was The week That was… w/e 12 November

Tw3 provides a brief commentary on stories bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism in the news over the week ending 12 November 2017

That was The week That was… w/e 22 October

That was The week That was… w/e 22 October

Tw3 provides a brief commentary on stories bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism that were in the news over the week ending 22 October 2017

Are buses “visible” enough?

Are buses “visible” enough?

There's a dense system of useful bus routes in most cities that's often invisible to prospective users. Bus routes needs to be improved but also made more legible

Should commuters pay to park at the station?

Should commuters pay to park at the station?

Commuter parking at outer suburban railway stations is usually free, leading to peak period shortages. The first step should be to charge for it

How important is public transport?

How important is public transport?

New data provides valuable and possibly surprising insights into how Australian city dwellers use public transport and its potential to change the nature of urban travel

Do multi-storey carparks at railway stations make sense?

Do multi-storey carparks at railway stations make sense?

Building car parks at rail stations might seem like a smart idea if it gives more travelers the opportunity to use trains for most of their journey. But it's costly and isn't likely to drive patronage

Are walking and cycling as green as we imagine?

Are walking and cycling as green as we imagine?

Recent research concludes carbon emissions from walking are very large - around the same as taking the bus - and it's mainly down to what we eat. As usual, it's not that simple