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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

Should cyclists and walkers be separated?

Should cyclists and walkers be separated?

Instead of cyclists and walkers sharing paths, Infrastructure Victoria reckons they should be separated. That'd be money well spent to avoid making enemies cycling doesn’t need

Do projects warrant priority because they were promised decades ago?

Do projects warrant priority because they were promised decades ago?

Advocates often claim their favoured project deserves priority because it was first promised decades ago. But projects need to make sense in the here and now, not in the distant past

Are these criticisms of Melbourne Rail Link salient?

Are these criticisms of Melbourne Rail Link salient?

Some of the criticisms of the Napthine Government's new Melbourne Rail Link (such as the location of Montague rail station) miss the big picture and in any event are mostly just plain wrong

Is the media comfortable with foreigners?

Is the media comfortable with foreigners?

It’s a multi-cultural city, but Melbourne’s media still doesn’t seem completely at home with the idea of foreigners, especially Asian ones

New book giveaway: ‘When we think about Melbourne’ by Jenny Sinclair

New book giveaway: ‘When we think about Melbourne’ by Jenny Sinclair

Affirm Press has kindly supplied two copies of Jenny Sinclair’s beautiful book, When we think about Melbourne, to give away to readers of The Melbourne Urbanist. To be in the running to get a copy, all you have to do is say which shopping/activity centre in Melbourne you think is the best. Follow this link to […]