No matter how worthy they are, we should be very cautious about naming public works after people, but most especially after politicians Should public works be named after politicians?
Articles from The Melbourne Urbanist
No, Daniel Andrews, you can’t spend $1 Billion of public money to get rid of the East West Link and then be secretive about the case for the West Gate Tunnel Should this motorway report be secret?
It’s an appealing meme, but the idea Australian cities could replicate the experience of Amsterdam if only they had the political will is harder than might look Can Melbourne be the new Amsterdam?
Tw3 is a commentary on stories bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism that were in the news over the week ending 3 September 2017 In this week’s Tw3, The Urbanist comments on: Should the new Melbourne Metro stations be named after locations?
A big drop in the number of children’s bicycles imported into Australia last year doesn’t mean large numbers of children are losing interest in cycling Are kids cycling a whole lot less?
The Victorian Government’s policy of inviting proposals from the private sector to redevelop outdated public housing estates is proving controversial Is selling public housing land to developers good policy?
TW3 is a commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 27 August 2017 that bear on the delights and discontents of urbanism That was The week That was…
We’re not as connected with our neighbours as previous generations were, mostly because we’re better off; we have greater mobility and more choice Why don’t neighbours matter as much anymore?
We often hear that the rise of helicopter parents prevents young children from roaming independently, to their detriment; sure, but there’s more to it Have young children lost the “right to roam”?
TW3 is a commentary on stories bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism that were in the news over the week ending 20 August 2017 That was The week That was…