That was The week That was…

Tw3 provides a brief commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 8 October 2017 bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism

That was The week That was…

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The Urbanist Digest, September Qtr, 2017

A digest of all the topics discussed by The Urbanist in the September quarter 2017, including airports, public transport, cars and traffic, heritage, cycling, planning, memorials

The Urbanist Digest, Vol 3, 2017


Is congestion charging too inequitable?

Congestion charging shouldn’t be peremptorily written off as inequitable without examining closely how it would work and who the likely winners and losers would be

Is congestion charging too inequitable?


Is this the end for Bus Rapid Transit in Doncaster?

The Victorian Government won’t say why it’s turned down a proposal from a private company to build a $500 million Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system from Doncaster to the city centre

Is this the end for BRT in Doncaster?


That was The week That was…

Tw3 provides a brief commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 1 October 2017 bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism

That was The week That was…


Is subsidising airport train fares the way to go?

The fare travellers will pay – whether less than $5 or more than $25 – is a key issue in planning for a mass transit connection between Melbourne Airport and the city centre

Is subsidising airport train fares the way to go?


Should airport trains also serve metro passengers?

One of the key issues that needs to be worked through in planning mass transit access to airports is integration with the existing rail network

Should airport trains also serve metro passengers?