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It’s No Accident Some Cities Are Healthier
Urban Planning
Tuesday November 1 2016

It’s No Accident Some Cities Are Healthier

People who are more active are healthier and happier—but it's harder to be active in a city that requires you to sit in your car to...

Are Car-Free Cities Viable in Australia?
Urban Planning
Tuesday June 21 2016

Are Car-Free Cities Viable in Australia?

Car-free cities are becoming a reality in Europe and China. Could the concept work in Australia?

New Bike Lane Falls in Rio, Kills Two
Urban Planning
Tuesday April 26 2016

New Bike Lane Falls in Rio, Kills Two

A new elevated bike path that was heralded as a top legacy project of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics has collapsed, killing at least two people.

Urban Mobility – What Does the Future Hold?
Urban Planning
Tuesday February 16 2016

Urban Mobility – What Does the Future Hold?

Cities are constantly evolving and moving – sometimes with positive effects for residents and at other times with serious negative effects on human and environmental health,...

Solar Roads to Power France
Energy
Monday February 8 2016

Solar Roads to Power France

France’s minister of Ecology and Energy announced that the country will pave 621 miles of road with solar panels over the next five years, with the...

Solar Power Bike Lanes Prove Viable
Energy
Tuesday January 12 2016

Solar Power Bike Lanes Prove Viable

Solar bike paths could shore up the sustainability of Australian cities by generating clean, renewable energy while helping to foster the usage of emissions free forms...

Australia Won’t Ever be Like Copenhagen, so Why Force it?
Urban Planning
Monday September 7 2015

Australia Won’t Ever be Like Copenhagen, so Why Force it?

Last month, I spoke in Canberra about how to cut traffic congestion. My talk focused on our fear of change, communicating with positive messaging, and creating...

The New PPP for Transport: Priorities, Purpose and Pleasure
Infrastructure
Monday July 13 2015

The New PPP for Transport: Priorities, Purpose and Pleasure

In the 2011 Brisbane floods, my friends Sarah and Tim lost almost everything: photos, documents, certificates and family treasures. Their friends, trying to be helpful, were...

Urban Planning
Jun 13 2018
Share Bike Company 'Pulls Out' of Melbourne

The distinctive yellow rental bicycles will disappear from Melbourne's streets as the Singapore-based oBike company shuts up shop.

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