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Is congestion charging too inequitable?

Is congestion charging too inequitable?

Congestion charging shouldn't be peremptorily written off as inequitable without examining closely how it would work and who the likely winners and losers would be

That was The week That was… w/e 1 October

That was The week That was… w/e 1 October

Tw3 provides a brief commentary on stories bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism that were in the news over the week ending 1 October 2017

Is public transport the only solution to congestion?

Is public transport the only solution to congestion?

Public transport is a big part of the answer to congestion but it can't do it alone. But congestion isn't the only big issue; so is providing access to places as population grows

Thursday reading

Thursday reading

Interesting links for urbanists

Why do some countries win most of the Olympic medals?

Why do some countries win most of the Olympic medals?

Certain countries consistently take the lion's share of medals at the Olympics but it's got little to do with national character and a lot to do with national wealth and political commitment

Are cities bigger than we imagine?

Are cities bigger than we imagine?

Cities are invariably much "bigger" than they seem. Administrative boundaries almost always fail to capture the full extent of a city's economic and social influence

Is it time our cities got Cycle Superhighways?

Is it time our cities got Cycle Superhighways?

The new Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is promising to follow in the tracks of Boris Johnson and build more Cycle Superhighways. It's time we did too

Does Melbourne really extend five times further than London?

Does Melbourne really extend five times further than London?

The Age reported yesterday that a visiting London transport expert reckons Melbourne houses only half the population of London, but covers five times the area. This old canard isn't true