Do politicians care about the cost of infrastructure promises?

Politicians are prone to understating the cost of transport projects resulting in too many poor projects getting up ahead of what should be higher priorities

Do politicians care about the cost of infrastructure promises?

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Could terrace houses make suburban Cherrybrook like inner city Surry Hills?

Recreating the character and community of the inner city in the middle and outer suburbs would require much more than building a similar physical enviroment

Could terrace houses make Cherrybrook like Surry Hills?


Where to next with the Corkman hotel?

It’s now time for a sensible discussion of what might be done with the unlawfully demolished Corkman hotel. Let the law deal with the culprit and focus on the best use of the site for the city

Where to next with the Corkman hotel?


Can the character of this lost hotel be recaptured?

Melburnians lost more than bricks and mortar on the weekend when The Corkman hotel was demolished without a permit; they also lost yet another pub

Can the character of this lost hotel  be recaptured?


Does infrastructure cost a lot more on the urban fringe?

The answer is no one really knows, but policies with huge implications for the way cities work continue to be advanced on the assumption that infrastructure costs are a lot lower in established areas than they are on the urban fringe

Does infrastructure cost a lot more on the urban fringe?


Should cyclists and walkers be separated?

Instead of cyclists and walkers sharing paths, Infrastructure Victoria reckons they should be separated. That’d be money well spent to avoid making enemies cycling doesn’t need

Should cyclists and walkers be separated?


Is Infrastructure Victoria’s 30-year strategy any good?

The draft report published last week by Infrastructure Victoria is arguably the most important contribution to cities policy Victorians have seen for decades

Is Infrastructure Victoria’s 30-year strategy any good?