March 27th, 2015
March 17th, 2015
Travel can narrow the mind. That is to say, contrary to conventional wisdom, going abroad can remind you less of what is different than of what is exactly the same. Having worked internationally on and for cities, I conclude that cities throw up many of the same challenges – and lunacies - wherever we look. We're all in this together.
March 14th, 2015
It's the biggest transport project in Sydney since the Harbour Bridge. The lord mayor, Clover Moore, is so incensed with it she has called a Town Hall meeting for Monday night. The state government says it will crush congestion through the city, and the Prime Minister says it will make motorists so happy they'll be singing in our cars. But what is the WestConnex motorway? Is it the right thing to be building? And why do so many in the transport profession seem so cool on it?