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What would happen if public transport use grew faster?

What would happen if public transport use grew faster?

Even with bullish projections for public transport growth, cars look set to remain the dominant mode in Australian cities. Much closer attention must be given to tackling motoring directly

That was The week That was… w/e 12 November

That was The week That was… w/e 12 November

Tw3 provides a brief commentary on stories bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism in the news over the week ending 12 November 2017

Time to seize the Australian Century

Time to seize the Australian Century

Guest writer Asher Judah says the the global middle class is invigorating Australia’s prosperity like a second gold rush era. But this time it's being powered by an "archipelago" of world class mines, gas wells, farms and coastal metropolises

Can outer suburbs be more adaptable for future generations?

Can outer suburbs be more adaptable for future generations?

The Grattan Institute released a new report earlier this month, Building tomorrow’s suburbs, on how to make fringe suburbs more adaptable to future change.

Is this the NBN’s grandmother?

Is this the NBN’s grandmother?

Here’s a possible pointer to the glorious future the NBN will bring to country Australia. Made in 1992, this Telecom Australia (former name of Telstra) promotional video touts the huge benefits broadband will create for business in Australia. Seems to get it right on most things despite the lousy acting, lousy script, lousy props and […]

Melbourne 'fantasy rail map'

Melbourne 'fantasy rail map'

As it’s the holidays I thought I’d show this 2009 map I stumbled across at Railpage. This is an example of the growing genre of ‘fantasy maps’, fed no doubt by easy access to GIS. It’s one person’s vision of what Melbourne’s rail system could look like at some point in the future at an unspecified […]