Marketing to audiences of a million or more Australians has long been the ambition of many brands.
This week: Flying cars, China pushes electric vehicles, and the future of the automobile.
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.
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.
This week: measure from space, liveable cities, and privacy is not the issue.
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.
Having cities of all sizes will increase people’s choices of where to live and work.
The evidence suggests a small investment in cycling infrastructure, combined with less punitive policing, would enable more Australians to escape daily traffic congestion.
Australia’s global cities are a very large part of the nation’s economic success, but they are also generating significantly unequal incomes.