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What Makes for Good Walkable Places?
Urban Planning
Thursday November 26 2015

What Makes for Good Walkable Places?

The walkability of many cities in the “developed” world has long been underwhelming, but that’s changing rapidly now. Thanks to a resurgence in the popularity of...

The Health Costs of Urban Sprawl
Urban Planning
Saturday October 10 2015

The Health Costs of Urban Sprawl

Urban sprawl is quite literally sickening according to researchers at Toronto’s St. Michael’s Hospital, who found obesity and diabetes rates are higher in suburban areas that...

Walkable Neighbourhoods Make for a Healthier Melbourne
Zoning
Tuesday March 24 2015

Walkable Neighbourhoods Make for a Healthier Melbourne

The latest urban planning strategy for Melbourne envisages the creation of neighbourhoods that are far easier to negotiate on foot in order to foster the development...