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Driverless cars: will public transport be a winner?

Driverless cars: will public transport be a winner?

The prospect of autonomous vehicles causes worry but they might provide public and shared modes of transport with a big boost in competitiveness relative to private vehicles

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

Does driving matter for a city’s liveability?

Does driving matter for a city’s liveability?

Driving will inevitably continue to have a huge impact on the liveability of Australia's growing cities - policy-makers must stop ignoring the car and start "taming" it

That was The week That was… w/e 8 October

That was The week That was… w/e 8 October

Tw3 provides a brief commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 8 October 2017 bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism

The Urbanist Digest, Vol 3, 2017

The Urbanist Digest, Vol 3, 2017

A digest of all the topics discussed by The Urbanist in the September quarter 2017, including airports, public transport, cars and traffic, heritage, cycling, planning, memorials

That was The week That was… w/e 24 September

That was The week That was… w/e 24 September

Tw3 provides a brief commentary on stories bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism that were in the news over the week ending 24 September 2017

Can public transport define the 20-minute city?

Can public transport define the 20-minute city?

We make a vanishingly small percentage of short trips by public transport and it's mostly because we prefer the alternatives for this sort of travel. Transit's strengths lie elsewhere

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