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June 2014

DEDICATED CYCLE PATHS

Manningham’s promotion of cycling to help reduce car dependency, tackle local car parking and traffic issues and encourage people to walk and cycle, has clearly failed. Photos taken recently, on a normal workday, show the Park and Ride at capacity and the Parkiteer bike cage, a free secure holding bay, containing only two bicycles.. The […]

MUMMY CAN I GO OUT TO PLAY?

Access to the outdoors from an apartment tower usually does not become an issue for parents until their child asks for the first time, ”Can I go out to play?” ”One study of children living in high-rises found that most were not allowed out to play by themselves until they were 10.” Children At Play […]

CONTINUING INCREASE IN CAR OWNERSHIP

At present there appears to be too great an emphasis on increasing housing density without giving due recognition to the importance of high quality public transport services to ensuring this increased density does not end up being associated with reduced liveability due to continuing high levels of car ownership and private travel. Urban expert Dr […]