June 22, 2017 4
The average one-way commute could increase by 28 minutes by 2030 according to Melbourne's Herald Sun. Sounds horrendous but it's scary tabloid journalism
July 28, 2016 3
Walking accounts for only a small share of journeys to work but has enormous potential. Its great advantage is it doesn't require huge licks of money for specialised infrastructure
May 2, 2016 6
The Prime Minister's vaunted Smart Cities Plan is light on actions but it offers some interesting insights into the Government's thinking on cities policy
July 8, 2015 3
Half of all commuters in Sydney and more than a third in Melbourne travel to their job by public transport according to The Age. Sounds wonderful, but unfortunately Fairfax got it wrong
February 4, 2014 6
New research finds over half of Australian workers say they'd likely use public transport if it were better. But is it just a simple matter of spending more to improve trains, trams and buses?
August 11, 2013 27
The Guardian reckons Melbourne and Adelaide are Australia's best cycling cities with Darwin and Sydney making a late surge. Is that right? Can we even define the "best" city for riding?
March 7, 2013 3
The received wisdom these days is the structure of big cities should be 'polycentric' rather than 'monocentric'. It's apparently so self-evidently desireable there's no need to consult with the public!