Alan DaviesJul 14, 20164 Comments
Planners made an important contribution to the oft-noted and widely admired vitality of central Melbourne but success really does have many mothers
Alan DaviesJun 30, 2016
Labor's election promise to extend Melbourne's Route 11 tram by one kilometre isn't about good transport policy; it's a political move to protect incumbent David Feeny
Alan DaviesJun 8, 20168 Comments
If Malcolm Turnbull’s idea of the 30-minute city is going to work anywhere it should work for traditionally local trips like getting to high school, shouldn't it?
Alan DaviesJun 1, 20164 Comments
The “transport divide” between the inner and outer suburbs assumes time spent travelling increases significantly with distance from the city centre. But does it?
Alan DaviesMay 30, 2016
The 30-minute city is the big urban policy idea both the Government and the Opposition are bringing to the election. But how realistic is it? Can they actually deliver on this one?
Alan DaviesMay 23, 20164 Comments
The idea that Australians sprawl across the suburban landscape on massive "quarter acre" lots is common but it's a myth and was never true in the modern era
Alan DaviesMay 11, 20168 Comments
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
Alan DaviesApr 20, 201610 Comments
New data provides valuable and possibly surprising insights into how Australian city dwellers use public transport and its potential to change the nature of urban travel
Alan DaviesApr 18, 20164 Comments
A Melbourne Council opposes a new Dan Murphy's packaged liquor outlet because its concerned it would increase the number of family violence incidents within the municipality
Alan DaviesApr 13, 20166 Comments
Improving the experience of occasional users of public transport - those who might use it only to go to the footy - is a key way of building community support for system improvements