Tag Archives: Vic Govt.

Cities and Nature

Here’s how to design cities where people and nature can both flourish An impression of biodiversity sensitive urban design (BSUD) developed by the authors in collaboration with Mauro Baracco, Jonathan Ware and Catherine Horwill of RMIT’s School of Architecture and Design. … Continue reading

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Bike Parking. A chicken or egg problem?

If cyclist-friendly cities like Copenhagen can offer abundant and conveniently sited parking space for bikes, why not Australian cities? Grey Geezer/Wikimedia, CC BY-SA The problem isn’t dockless share bikes. It’s the lack of bike parking Glen Fuller, Gordon Waitt, Ian … Continue reading

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Good for Busine$$

The $$ benefits of walking and cycling friendly streets This report explores the economic benefits of making streets more walking and cycling friendly. It looks at case studies from around the world showing that catering for pedestrians and cyclists provides … Continue reading

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Box Hill’s Future – a Pictorial View

Where is Box Hill Headed? You will be interested (and probably quite amazed) at the number of developments in Box Hill currently in the planning stage or under construction. A population increase for Box Hill of up to around 10,000 … Continue reading

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Is Melbourne’s Transport Future On-Track?

A recent announcement: “Turnbull Government investing $475 million to build transformational Monash Rail” Why  invest in yesterday’s technology? For a decade or more now, Canary wharf in London has been serviced very successfully by a totally driverless train. However the … Continue reading

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North East Link Strategic Bike and Walking Routes

We need to get this right before it’s set in concrete! WATAG is represented on the NEL Community Technical Discussion Group (CTDG) – walking & cycling. The next meeting of this group will discuss “Lessons Learnt” from Victorian, interstate and … Continue reading

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