The True Costs of Sprawl
Many parking lots are being replaced by housing, which generates more revenue per acre.
Tips for Designing Safer Cities
The WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities has created a global reference guide “to help cities save lives from traffic fatalities through improved street design...
Land Supply Shortages are Shutting Out Home Buyers
The March 2015 quarter report shows price growth accelerating as turnover falls sharply.
Melbourne on Track to Become World’s Densest City
Central Melbourne is rapidly transforming into a high-density urban jungle as lax planning regulation permits the unchecked proliferation of multi-storey apartment towers.
We Cannot Ignore the Downsides of Density
With a population expected to almost double in 50 years and a growing pull toward cities, further densification of the urban environment in Australia is almost...
Kangaroos Become Victims in Victoria Construction Boom
A hundred kangaroos are the latest victims of Melbourne's development boom, trapped between their natural habitat, a new rail line and schools in the state's northeast.