That was The week That was…

Tw3 provides a brief commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 15 October 2017 bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism. In this week’s Tw3 The Urbanist comments on:

  • ‘It was always going to happen’: Sydney’s disappearing freestanding homes
  • Old and in the way: Built in 1882, wreckers to level ‘beautiful’ building in days
  • $11b Metro Rail project fails to fix ‘utterly inadequate’ station in its path
  • The 100 Most Influential Urbanists
  • Paris to ban all petrol and diesel cars by 2030
  • Few cities are as photogenic as Barcelona from above
  • What liveability? Melbourne not as good as it’s made out to be
  • Three things to ask yourself before doing community engagement
  • Self-driving cars, talking bins and mag-lev train: vision for Sydney in 20 years
  • The Housing and Transportation (H+T®) Affordability Index
  • The Toll to Drive Into Manhattan Should Be $100

That was The week That was…