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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 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

Thursday links

Thursday links

Interesting, useful, sometimes provocative and occasionally amusing links for anyone interested in cities

Will simply building more public transport seriously suppress car use?

Will simply building more public transport seriously suppress car use?

The Prime Minister’s enthusiasm for cities is welcome. Now he needs to come to grips with the painful reality of how ineffectual most of the fashionable urban policy prescriptions are

Is it a problem there’s no Minister for Cities anymore?

Is it a problem there’s no Minister for Cities anymore?

Malcolm Turnbull doesn't need a Minister for Cities; his decision to take direct control of the portfolio is personal. It is very likely, as he says, an improvement on previous arrangements

Recap: all the topics discussed by The Urbanist in September

Recap: all the topics discussed by The Urbanist in September

Including cycling, Turnbull's cities policy, bike share, train strikes, walkability, suicide barriers, clustering, CBD towers, a museum of architecture, and more