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Do citizens really like road pricing?

Do citizens really like road pricing?

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

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

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

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

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

Is this motorway obviously a really stupid idea?

Is this motorway obviously a really stupid idea?

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?

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?

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

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?

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.