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.

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.

Messing with modal mindsets and travel brains

It strikes me that a lot of human behaviour involves adopting a default mindset for particular activities. For example, I […] Read more.

Eight key factors which support economic prosperity

Having studied urban planning and economics, I’ve been interested to watch how conservative governments over recent years in most western […] Read more.

If Estonia can do it…

If you follow me on Twitter you may have seen my recent tweet about Tallinn in Estonia. It became the […] Read more.

We’re not Italians

Three years ago, I spent a few days with my (now) Buckley Vann International colleague Warren Rowe in Copenhagen. You […] Read more.

Infrastructure – conceptually simple, devilishly tricky

One of the major bugbears in the development and quality of cities of recent times is how to pay for […] Read more.

There are other ways…

In Australia, an often expressed view is that suburban and car led growth and development is what people want and […] Read more.

What does economic development really involve?

why review this? Over the past several years, the has been a swing back to conservative governments in most western […] Read more.

Finally, 10 take home messages from the BVI tour

Hey, any other bloggers out there, do you go throughout dry patches? I just did! But here I am, back […] Read more.