Jane’s Walk. Brisbane. 2.0. A good story!

Readers might recall I put my hand up as City Organiser for the excellent Jane’s Walk program for Brisbane’s debut […] Read more.

Across the ditch – my week in Auckland!

I recently spent a week in Auckland.   There were a few reasons for doing so:   – To attend the […] Read more.

Whistler Village – sweet as a nut!

After our time at Richmond on this trip, we spent a few days in the largest ski resort in North […] Read more.

Richmond’s march to urbanism

Why Richmond? We spent the first ten days of our Vancouver sabbatical in Richmond, a more suburban area of the […] Read more.

It doesn’t matter what the question is, the answer is street trees!

This title is based on a saying my good friend (and now Buckley Vann International) colleague Warren Rowe and I […] Read more.

Five French Home Truths about Light Rail, Gold Coast Style

I found this list of five key aspects about the French approach to light rail in this article from City […] Read more.

Walking: good for you, good for your city!

Walking. We all do it if we are physically able. Some of it is for exercise, but most of it […] Read more.

One ring to bind them all? The challenge of the urban middle ring and beyond.

As the reader of this blog would have picked up (thanks, whoever you are!), I have been to a few […] Read more.

Punching above their weight – small cities that show us how

It has occurred to me over the years that there are many good examples around the world of small cities […] Read more.

Off the horse and on the phone: my short history of personal mobility and city form

Ever since we had means of moving around beyond “shanks pony“, our need for mobility has involved a personal device […] Read more.