Sing Street: a guest movie review!

Reviewanew has been mainly about cities. But it was always intended to review anything, so this one is about a […] Read more.

The return of the shopping trolley

As a kid growing up in Brisbane in the 1960s, I found these old school shopping trolleys were a common […] Read more.

The cartoon case for biking

I have been meaning for a while to complete my trilogy of cartoon cases for transport modes, after earlier ones […] Read more.

Using what you’ve got:  Learning from Dunedin NZ

I was fortunate to be asked to speak at the 2016 New Zealand Planning Institute conference last week. Twice actually, […] Read more.

New year resolutions your city could make

Our world is becoming more urban. Most of us now live in cities. In Australia, notwithstanding our heritage of the […] Read more.

It’s the vibe, Brisbane!

It’s the vibe, Brisbane! I wrote a piece on my home city, Brisbane, for the most recent Queensland Planner journal […] Read more.

Surface car parks are not all bad

Surface car parks get a lot of bad press. They kill urbanity. They create hostile environment for people. They alienate […] Read more.

Step by step: a reality check about changing our transport (and housing) balance

As readers of Reviewanew would have worked out, I’m an advocate for changing the balance in our transport systems so […] Read more.

Solving my cul de sac quandary

I recall industry and planning events in the 1990s where someone was advocating new urbanist ideas in the early days […] Read more.

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.