Tw3 provides a brief commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 17 September 2017 that bear on the delights and discontents of urbanism That was The week That was… Advertisements
Articles from The Melbourne Urbanist
Winterfell is leading the public nominations for names for the five new Melbourne Metro underground rail stations. Melbourne can do much better All stops to ‘Winterfell Station’?
Victoria’s Andrews Government has decided to continue with franchised management of Melbourne’s trains and trams rather than bring them back under direct government control Is Daniel Andrews selling out public transport?
Tw3 is a short commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 10 September 2017 bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism That was The week That was…
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?
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The Victorian Government’s policy of inviting proposals from the private sector to redevelop outdated public housing estates is proving controversial Is selling public housing land to developers good policy?