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Driverless cars: will public transport be a winner?

Driverless cars: will public transport be a winner?

The prospect of autonomous vehicles causes worry but they might provide public and shared modes of transport with a big boost in competitiveness relative to private vehicles

Will ever-bigger fines stop trucks smashing into rail bridges?

Will ever-bigger fines stop trucks smashing into rail bridges?

Trucks always seem to be hitting overhead rail bridges causing disruption and endangering other road users. But ever-bigger fines aren't likely to do much to address the problem

Are government traffic congestion forecasts too high?

Are government traffic congestion forecasts too high?

A draft Infrastructure Australia report says officially forecast traffic congestion is double what's actually happening; flawed methodology overstates the need for new urban roads

An Accumulation of links for urbanists

An Accumulation of links for urbanists

Including America's most bikeable neighbourhoods, love trains, lost buildings, world's most expensive train station, breakthrough technologies, and are shopping arcades the new laneways?,...

Is this the way we’ll live next?

Is this the way we’ll live next?

The centre of the city of the future will be the airport, according to a book by John D Kasarda of the University of Carolina and journalist Greg Lindsay to be published next month. They say in Aerotropolis (subtitled, to emphasise its inevitability, The Way We’ll Live Next), that “not so long ago, airports were built near […]