November, 2017

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How will driverless vehicles change our cities?

, Nov 15, 2017

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
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Does driving matter for a city’s liveability?

, Oct 18, 2017

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
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The Urbanist Digest, Vol 3, 2017

, Oct 05, 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
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Can public transport define the 20-minute city?

, Aug 16, 2017

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

, May 17, 2017

Interesting links for urbanists

The alternative to Fairfax – Saturday reading

, May 06, 2017

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

, May 31, 2016

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
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Do dark tinted car windows look cool to cyclists?

, May 03, 2016

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