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Reimagining Sydney: this is what needs to be done to make a Central City CBD work

Central City 2048 proposes one new rail line, three metro lines and almost 300,000 extra jobs for the new CBD, one of three proposed for metropolitan Sydney. Clearly, the investment needed is massive. Part two in this series by University of Sydney’s Dr Tooran Alizadeh.

Re-imagining Sydney with 3 CBDs: how far off is a Parramatta CBD?

The Greater Sydney metropolis is envisaged as having three CBDs by mid-century, but an assessment of the proposed Central City around Parramatta shows how much work is needed to make that a reality.

Making small cities bigger will help better distribute Australia’s 25 million people

In the 70s, Whitlam tried to build new, big cities. But this was too costly. Now the most viable solution for Australia’s population woes is to make existing cities bigger.

Aim for cities of all sizes to give everyone a fair go

Having cities of all sizes will increase people’s choices of where to live and work.

Why the need for speed?

We spend on average about an hour a day travelling. Given this is unlikely to change, how can we make this time more productive and enjoyable?

Creating safer cities

Security in cities can make some people feel safe while excluding others. New ways of planning and policing public space are needed to ensure cities are safe and accessible for all.

China’s “Internet of Bikes”

The golden era of automobility innovation: the “Internet of Bikes” sensation in China.

The Future, This Week 09 March 2018

This week: facing the fake food future, big data big brother, and space junk and cloning voices in other news.

The Future, This Week 22 December 2017

The Future, This Year: the most interesting, the weird and the wonderful, what’s in store for 2018, and a Christmas story.


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