Alan DaviesJul 26, 20164 Comments
Commuter parking at outer suburban railway stations is usually free, leading to peak period shortages. The first step to addressing this should be to charge for it.
Alan DaviesJul 14, 20164 Comments
Greyhound racing has a heritage value that shouldn't be forgotten.
Alan DaviesMay 19, 2016
The City of Sydney reckons the NSW government wants to redevelop Waterloo at a density "greater than anything in Singapore". Turns out the council's fear of density is ill-founded.
Alan DaviesMar 24, 2016
Growth is an opportunity, not a problem.
Alan DaviesMar 18, 2016
The benefits from this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park won’t be remotely commensurate with the circa $60 million subsidy it demands from Victorians.
Alan DaviesMar 17, 2016
What’s a mere bingle for a motorist is usually a painful injury for a cyclist and often much worse. Policy needs to recognise that for cyclists bingles aren’t a minor annoyance; they can be deadly.
Alan DaviesMar 4, 2016
It’s a truism that development costs are much higher on the urban fringe than in inner areas. But there’s little evidence the claim still holds and good reason to think it might no longer be the case
Alan DaviesFeb 19, 20162 Comments
The Prime Minister’s enthusiasm for cities is welcome. Now he needs to come to grips with the painful reality of how ineffectual most of the fashionable urban policy prescriptions are
Alan DaviesFeb 17, 2016
NSW’s new law requiring motorists to leave a minimum distance when overtaking cyclists is a welcome initiative, but it’s only the first step in much-needed change to protect vulnerable road users.
Alan DaviesFeb 11, 2016
Residents can work out for themselves if their apartment is big enough, light enough, or has enough storage. Where they really need help from government is with problems coming from outside their walls.