We’d like to welcome you to INQ, Crikey’s ambitious new inquiry journalism initiative. Starting June 24, INQ investigative reporting — lifting the rocks, connecting the dots, following the money trail and exposing misuse of power — will appear regularly in Crikey.
We look forward to sharing this exciting new phase with you.
Tamsin Creed, Publisher
Citizen Juries are generally great PR for agencies and businesses, but as this recent case shows, they're an artificial environment. The practical conclusions that can be drawn from their deliberations are limited
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
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
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
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?
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...
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.