Alan DaviesApr 17, 201720 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
Alan DaviesApr 10, 201715 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
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 DaviesDec 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
Alan DaviesApr 1, 20145 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
Alan DaviesMar 17, 20148 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
Alan DaviesFeb 12, 201417 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
Alan DaviesAug 27, 20133 Comments
A London designer has prepared maps for the rail systems of Sydney and Melbourne based on the geometry of concentric circles. They highlight the orbital connectivity of networks
Alan DaviesJun 21, 2013
Priced-out of Paris; three starchitects in Germany; multi modal public transport journeys; declining demand for husbands; can a city be successful without transit?; can we still build real architecture; bicycle helmets & concussion; welcome to exurbia...
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