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That was The week That was… w/e 15 October

That was The week That was… w/e 15 October

Alan Davies October 16, 2017 1 Comment

Tw3 provides a brief commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 15 October 2017 bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism

That was The week That was… w/e 1 October

That was The week That was… w/e 1 October

Alan Davies October 1, 2017 1 Comment

Tw3 provides a brief commentary on stories bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism that were in the news over the week ending 1 October 2017

Weekend reading 2/3 September

Alan Davies September 1, 2017

Weekend reading, July 22/23

Alan Davies July 22, 2017

Is this motorway obviously a really stupid idea?

Is this motorway obviously a really stupid idea?

Alan Davies December 14, 2016 11 Comments

The Victorian government's proposal to build a major motorway in the suburbs is premature - but it highlights the need for a more mature discussion about the role of new roads

Are trips by public transport and by car the same?

Are trips by public transport and by car the same?

Alan Davies June 11, 2015 15 Comments

Cars dominate travel in Sydney for all trip lengths over one kilometre. Seriously increasing public transport's mode share is an enormous challenge; it will require making cars less attractive

Is more transport infrastructure all our cities need?

Is more transport infrastructure all our cities need?

Alan Davies November 12, 2013 10 Comments

Australia's capital cities face enormous growth pressures. Will building more motorways and rail lines be enough to ensure they can grow while remaining liveable?

An Adventure of links for urbanists

An Adventure of links for urbanists

Alan Davies June 14, 2013 6 Comments

Comparative subway construction costs, ABC Radio listeners have problems with cyclists, rock and roll economics, bicycle parking robotics in Tokyo, the complications of urban agriculture, musicians don't get science, stop thinking in terms of mpg...

Would road pricing lead to more driving?

Would road pricing lead to more driving?

Alan Davies November 13, 2012 32 Comments

Putting a price on road space seems like a good idea but some analysts argue it could actually increase the amount of driving. In fact there's a point of view that says it would be better to promote traffic congestion.

Why is road pricing a good idea?

Alan Davies October 26, 2010 12 Comments

I’m not aware of anyone who disagrees seriously with the contention that car travel is underpriced. The consequence of this inefficiency is we drive more than we otherwise would and more than is socially optimal. The idea of road pricing is that drivers should pay the real costs they impose on others through traffic congestion, […]