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How will driverless vehicles change our cities?

How will driverless vehicles change our cities?

Once the difficult transition period when human controlled vehicles are still common is over, a world of fully driverless vehicles should be a lot different from today

Does driving matter for a city’s liveability?

Does driving matter for a city’s liveability?

Driving will inevitably continue to have a huge impact on the liveability of Australia's growing cities - policy-makers must stop ignoring the car and start "taming" it

The Urbanist Digest, Vol 3, 2017

The Urbanist Digest, Vol 3, 2017

A digest of all the topics discussed by The Urbanist in the September quarter 2017, including airports, public transport, cars and traffic, heritage, cycling, planning, memorials

Can public transport define the 20-minute city?

Can public transport define the 20-minute city?

We make a vanishingly small percentage of short trips by public transport and it's mostly because we prefer the alternatives for this sort of travel. Transit's strengths lie elsewhere

Thursday links

Thursday links

Interesting links for urbanists

The alternative to Fairfax – Saturday reading

The alternative to Fairfax – Saturday reading

Avoiding the Fairfax papers? Here's some interesting, useful, sometimes discombobulating, occasionally contrarian and at times amusing alternative reading, with an urbanist bent

Are electric vehicles a game changer?

Are electric vehicles a game changer?

The outlook for plug-in electric vehicles powered by clean energy looks promising but they aren't likely to ameliorate major urban issues like traffic congestion and sprawl

Do dark tinted car windows look cool to cyclists?

Do dark tinted car windows look cool to cyclists?

The bicycle is already a serious mode of urban travel but riders are vulnerable in traffic - the fashion for very dark tinting of car windows threatens the potential of cycling