Smart Cities Move Beyond Hype into Reality
Do you want to know whether you are better off leaving for work now or in 15 minutes?
How the GSC 40-Year Plan Will Reshape Sydney
If the character Marty McFly from "Back to the Future" were to get in a time machine in Sydney and travel forward 40 years to 2056,...
Australia Undergoing a Massive Road and Rail Boom
Before the 2013 federal election, then opposition leader Tony Abbott promised to be an ‘infrastructure Prime Minister.’
The End of Car Ownership: Are Planners and Engineers Ready?
In the last 10 years, we’ve seen changes in the way that people and freight are moved. From autonomous and electric cars, to drones and block...
Geelong Report Anticipates Future Challenges and Responses
Cities today face a competitive landscape and uncertain futures.
Accessible Public Transport: The Whole Journey
The Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport (2002) (Transport Standards) have a five-year schedule for review, with the most recent review having been undertaken in 2012...
Cities Must Change to Embrace Industries of the Future
The shape of our cities reflects a period of industry and occupational change where white collar jobs quickly outpaced growth of traditional blue collar, black collar...
A Realistic Role for Value Capture
Australia needs to diversify its sources of funding in order to pay for the infrastructure we need. Value capture can help fill the gap, but we...
Urban Design the Key to Getting Density Right
What did the great philosopher Socrates ponder on? Along with how to be a good person and how to design the perfect society, high on the...
Future Transport Strategy Supports More Housing Density
The release of the Future Transport Strategy 2056 by Transport for NSW supports more housing density.
Sydneysiders to Ditch Cars by 2056: Report
Planners envisage that by the middle of this century most Sydneysiders will be able to reach their place of work within 30 minutes using public transport...
Australian Train Stations Score Poorly on Precinct Integration and Value Capture
Australian transit hubs are behind global counterparts due to age, low integration with precincts, and return on property value but have a significant opportunity to add...
"Big Australia’’ Programs Lacked Planning Perspective
University of Melbourne researchers have discovered how to retrofit homes to be more energy efficient, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and cutting electricity bills significantly.
$1b Revamp for Sydney's Central Station
Sydney train commuters are being promised only minor disruptions as the city's busiest station undergoes "heart surgery" to make way for the new Metro.
Germany Bans Diesel Cars
A top German court has ruled in favour of allowing major cities to ban heavily polluting diesel cars, a move likely to hit the value of...