Alan DaviesApr 11, 201712 Comments
The proportion of children driven to primary school has raced ahead over the last 30 to 40 years. The standard solutions won't change that by much, but there's hope
Alan DaviesApr 6, 20166 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull's 30-minute city idea might look easy at first glance, but even delivering on primary school trips will require a level of commitment and political courage he can't manage
Alan DaviesMar 2, 201614 Comments
A study of urban form in the US concludes that increasing the density of population and employment is a slow way to significantly reduce car use compared to directly pricing driving
Alan DaviesJun 18, 2015
Including the fashion for small dogs, dog box apartments, barking railway advertising, teaching old dogs to drive, two wheeler rottweiler, collaring the Greens on transport policy, watching a Doggies match, chasing cars, and a ruff deal for Sth Yarra...
Alan DaviesApr 10, 2015
A list of the articles published on The Urbanist in the previous month ranging across cycling, trains, favourite cities, heritage, major events, architecture, driving, skyscrapers and apartments
Alan DaviesMar 22, 201524 Comments
Recent research concludes carbon emissions from walking are very large - around the same as taking the bus - and it's mainly down to what we eat. As usual, it's not that simple
Alan DaviesJan 21, 201525 Comments
The great majority of commuters in Australia’s major cities work in locations where public transport is so uncompetitive relative to cars they're prepared to pay a big premium to drive.
Alan DaviesJan 15, 20158 Comments
New data shows Sydneysiders are making fewer car trips. One possible explanation is they're using the internet more for routine personal and work-related business tasks instead of driving
Alan DaviesSep 1, 201414 Comments
Progressives should embrace the idea that the best way of improving the mobility of most very low income outer suburban residents is by assisting them with the high costs of driving
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