Let's talk about road pricing
With a resurgence in driving and a drop in public transport usage, we need to have a serious conversation about congestion charging.
Rethinking public transport post-pandemic
A multidisciplinary research team is examining how we can translate what we know about public health contagion to develop safer public transport infrastructure.
Where to next for transport?
With the pandemic having slashed travel in Victoria, research is examining whether the government spending tens of billions on its transport agenda is a worthwhile investment.
From fields of green to a '20-minute city'
With Melbourne’s population continuing to boom, urban planners and academics have a vision for the city to become a network of connected communities where people will be able to walk or cycle to amenities.
Where maths meets markets
Quantitative analysts – 'quants' – play an important role in navigating the complexities of global financial markets.
Cycling injuries and deaths on the rise
Cyclists account for one in five hospitalisations for transport-related injures in Australia. And around 38 cyclists are killed each year.
Footpaths are a valuable space for everyday social activity and urban life, but their role is often overlooked in planning urban and public spaces.
Encouraging migrants to move to regional areas could be a 'win-win' scenario, as long as policymakers pay attention to five key factors.
Episode 12: Designing future cities
The challenge of providing appropriate care to an ageing population means the rate of technological innovation needs to be stepped up and more smart homes created.
A moving idea
We know overcrowded public transport is a major deterrent to using it, but a Monash lab is working to change that.
The silent threat to pedestrians
The growing popularity of electric cars presents an increasing risk to the visually impaired.
The fake news on public transport
Don't believe the hype when it comes to reports that driverless cars are the answer to our traffic problems.
Pacific Islands thinking SMART
ClimateWorks Australia has developed a tool to help Pacific Island countries design pathways for the future through sustainable, climate-resilient, net-zero-emissions development.
Learning from London
As Melbourne's population continues to grow, building more roads isn't the answer to its transport woes.
Crowd-mapping gender inequality in the city
Uncovering real experiences of gender in public places, from sports facilities to public transport, community services and infrastructure, to simply walking down the street.
Bridging the gap
The deadly Genoa bridge collapse should serve as a warning that safety audits of our existing infrastructure falls below what's required.
Reducing the road toll on country roads
Flexible road barriers are being rolled out on high-risk Victorian roads after research showed they eliminated up to 90 per cent of fatal and serious crashes.
Embracing transformation for a sustainable future
Our business-as-usual plan won't be enough to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.
How to make our cities safer for women
Australia has guidelines for designing safe parks, but the stories of many women show these are not enough. We must involve women in co-designing these shared public spaces.
Where to now for Melbourne City Council?
Melbourne’s defective city democracy is on show again with an election for lord mayor following the forced resignation of Robert Doyle.
Can the budget revive the Coalition?
This time the pressure is particularly intense, given that the Turnbull government has trailed Labor in the past 31 Newspolls.
Melbourne public transport: a wish list
Victoria has been allocated almost $7.8 billion for public transport infrastructure in the federal budget. But what are the long-term solutions?
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