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Are cyclists really ‘the devil incarnate’?

Are cyclists really ‘the devil incarnate’?

Fairfax columnist Bruce Guthrie is upset cyclists are getting dedicated road space at the expense of motorists. It's time to acknowledge cars should no longer get priority in the city centre

Should drivers give up roadspace for cyclists?

Should drivers give up roadspace for cyclists?

The Herald-Sun and the RACV are united in their opposition to plans by Melbourne Cty Council to take roadspace in the CBD away from cars and give it to cyclists. Do they have a case?

Have trains gotten faster?

Have trains gotten faster?

Passengers on Melbourne’s beleaguered rail system may suffer overcrowding, unreliable services and even threats to personal security. But at least improvements in technology mean commuter trains are much faster today than they used to be. Aren’t they? Actually, no. We take technological improvements for granted in almost everything, but the speed of rail in Melbourne […]

Did good design make Federation Square a success?

Did good design make Federation Square a success?

Melbourne has had a long and sorry history in its search for a successful city square, but it eventually all came good when Federation Square was opened to instant acclaim and popularity in 2002. So why do some places like Fed Square have “buzz” but others, like the previous attempt at a city square, seem […]