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Google’s Sidewalk Labs Tackles Transit, Parking, Congestion
Urban Planning
Tuesday July 19 2016

Google’s Sidewalk Labs Tackles Transit, Parking, Congestion

Alphabet, the company formerly known as Google, has created a spinoff company called Sidewalk Labs that aims to improve cities.

Car Park Upgrades to Benefit Both Users and Operators
Commercial
Thursday March 10 2016

Car Park Upgrades to Benefit Both Users and Operators

While there are some reports that indicate a dip in car ownership due to younger generations shunning cars in favour of car sharing, the recent ABS...

Nightingale’s Car Park Lite Apartment Regarners Approval
Residential
Tuesday March 1 2016

Nightingale’s Car Park Lite Apartment Regarners Approval

An innovative apartment development in Melbourne's inner north whose planning approval was rescinded by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) due to insufficient car parks...

How Much Should Parking Cost?
Urban Planning
Friday January 22 2016

How Much Should Parking Cost?

“Minimum parking requirements act like a fertility drug for cars,” Donald Shoup famously wrote. Shoup is professor of urban planning at the Luskin School of Public...

How Smart Cities Can Expand Urban Car Parking
Commercial
Tuesday December 1 2015

How Smart Cities Can Expand Urban Car Parking

As Australia's urban population surges and its major cities become host to more high-rises and increasing density, car parks will become an increasingly scarce and expensive commodity for...

The True Costs of Sprawl
Urban Planning
Thursday October 15 2015

The True Costs of Sprawl

Many parking lots are being replaced by housing, which generates more revenue per acre.

Water-Absorbent Concrete Could Solve Street Flooding
Civil
Tuesday October 13 2015

Water-Absorbent Concrete Could Solve Street Flooding

Perhaps the only material on the architectural market known for its "thirst," ultra-porous concrete is being hailed as the future of urban water runoff management for...

Carpark Upgrades Can Solve Strata Headaches
Strata
Friday August 21 2015

Carpark Upgrades Can Solve Strata Headaches

As older style residential apartments become aged and serious structural issues become more apparent, the increasing cost of building maintenance is weighing more heavily on the...

Should Australia Raise Its Car Park Safety Standards?
Public
Tuesday June 16 2015

Should Australia Raise Its Car Park Safety Standards?

Car park safety is not a matter to be taken lightly. 

Business
31 Jul, 2015
Parking Fines to Help Fund Queen Victoria Market

Fees and fines added $5 million more than expected to Melbourne City Council coffers in the last financial year.

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