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How desperate can the Morrison government get?

How desperate can the Morrison government get?

The federal Coalition's latest promise to spend up big on transport infrastructure and reform housing policy in cities looks more like electoral desperation than good sense

Why is east coast High Speed Rail still being taken seriously?

Why is east coast High Speed Rail still being taken seriously?

It says something truly awful about our political culture and the standard of public discourse, especially around cities and transport, that east coast High Speed Rail can still be trotted out to applause all round

That was The week That was… w/e August 27

That was The week That was… w/e August 27

Tw3 is a commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 27 August 2017 that bear on the delights and discontents of urbanism

August 13 – That was the week that was…

August 13 – That was the week that was…

A commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 13 August 2017 bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism

Should corridors be protected for HSR?

Should corridors be protected for HSR?

Infrastructure Australia reckons protecting corridors for East Coast High Speed Rail would save billions, but the case hasn't been made that the project makes sense

Recap: all the issues discussed by The Urbanist in July

Recap: all the issues discussed by The Urbanist in July

Including walking, buses, parking, High Speed Rail, the city centre, cycling, greyhounds, the suburbs, taxing tobacco, and the environmental benefit of building rail

Recap: all the issues discussed by The Urbanist in March

Recap: all the issues discussed by The Urbanist in March

Including infrastructure costs, elevated rail, Calatrava's NY rail station, fantasy rail, parking, cycling, sports stadia, High Speed Rail, Grand Prix, Fairfax clickbait, empty homes, dwelling diversity, and more

Can the Greens do better on transport policy?

Can the Greens do better on transport policy?

Political commentators agree Richard Di Natale is more policy oriented than his predecessor, so he should review a couple of recent transport issues where the Party has lost sight of its progressive rationale

Infrastructure: do politicians care about the truth?

Infrastructure: do politicians care about the truth?

Claims made last week about High Speed Rail and the East-West Link show yet again just how blithely and contemptuously Australian politicians treat the facts - integrity is optional