Liveability is a handy idea but it’s hard to define it in a useful way. However the media – both mainstream and alternative – love a list, so we invariably end up with flawed exercises like this one from Fairfax Is this ranking of “the most liveable suburbs” believable?
Articles from The Melbourne Urbanist
The Urbanist is taking a short break The Urbanist will be away until the start of November (probably a sure sign lots of important things will happen in cities policy during October, but duty calls)
Why have these cycling projects been forgotten?
Would urban policy benefit from greater diversity of views?
Is Shorten letting Turnbull off the hook on cities policy?
Recap: all the topics discussed by The Urbanist last month Including peak car, infrastructure evaluation, apartment standards, cycling safety, architecture, public transport in the 50s, cars in the 70s, liveable cities, planning new suburbs, and health and public transport
Where’s the $4.5 billion cut from public transport?
Is there an upside for commuters to train strikes?
Does Turnbull’s Minister for Cities mean it’s a whole new world?
Book giveaway! Creating Cities by Marcus Westbury