The NSW government’s planned Aerotropolis is spinning to residents of western Sydney. It's more about useful politics than plausible policy.
Despite needing millions of dollars per year to operate, Melbourne Bike Share has received a decade of indifference from riders. But the reasons behind its failure are not clear-cut.
Generational differences often obsess us. With children staying at home more Alan Davies asks why, and then remembers that in his day differences didn't necessitate deficiencies.
Living within a 20-minute walk of your work, your supermarket, your gym, your doctor, your friends and family, etc, sounds like a very nice idea, but is it feasible?
There are more than a few arguable claims in a recent Age article that should be challenged because they seriously bias understanding of the issues.
Determining the appropriate level of immigration for our cities is obviously an important public policy issue but too often sensible discussion is derailed by knee-jerk accusations of xenophobia or racism.
It's regrettable it seems necessary to install heavy bollards in Australian cities to protect against vehicle attacks. But it could be a way to improve public spaces.
There is a dystopian stereotype about public housing that is remarkably common, which involves putting the blame put on all those damn high-rise towers.