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That was The week That was…

That was The week That was…

Alan Davies October 16, 2017 1 Comment

Tw3 provides a brief commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 15 October 2017 bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism

Weekend reading 14/15 October

Alan Davies October 13, 2017

Weekend reading 23/24 September

Alan Davies September 22, 2017

Western Sydney: proposed metro/light rail network

Western Sydney: proposed metro/light rail network

Alan Davies April 17, 2017 20 Comments

Guest writer Dr Garry Glazebrook describes what a comprehensive plan for a metro rail network supported by feeder light rail services in Western Sydney should look like

What’s Turnbull’s airport rail adventure all about?

What’s Turnbull’s airport rail adventure all about?

Alan Davies April 10, 2017 15 Comments

The funding the Turnbull Government says it will provide to Victoria in next month’s budget for a rail line from the CBD to Melbourne Airport is about politics, not good policy

How important is public transport?

How important is public transport?

Alan Davies April 20, 2016 10 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

What were the most-read articles published by The Urbanist in 2015?

What were the most-read articles published by The Urbanist in 2015?

Alan Davies December 31, 2015

A “top-20” list of those articles published by The Urbanist that attracted the largest numbers of readers over the course of 2015, from trains to bicycles, architecture, motorways, and much more

Would free public transport really be such a good idea?

Would free public transport really be such a good idea?

Alan Davies April 1, 2014 5 Comments

There was lots of discussion around the nation last week about the idea of abolishing fares on public transport. At first glance it might sound like a great idea, but here're ten issues to think about first

Is transit winning the transport battle in the US?

Is transit winning the transport battle in the US?

Alan Davies March 17, 2014 8 Comments

New data shows public transport use in the US in 2013 was the highest it’s been since 1956. But that should be small comfort – compared to cars, public transport use in the US is still piddling

How will we get to work in the future?

How will we get to work in the future?

Alan Davies February 12, 2014 17 Comments

Achieving even a modest increase in the share of urban work trips carried by public transport in the future will be extraordinarily hard and require new ways of thinking about transport