December 21, 2013

If space were organised for the working class, and not our owning-class overlords.

I’ve been in the intellectual hot tub for the past couple of days with Marxist geographer David Harvey. One of his key observations, expressed in this lecture, is that America spent its post-WW2 surplus on cars and […]
December 16, 2013

e-Cars are circumventing our chance to mend cities

Alan Finkel was on the radio yesterday, telling us how e-Cars will save the planet, and that his own e-Car can go from 0 to 100kph in 7 seconds. I’m not qualified to unpick his argument […]
December 9, 2013

Just a quick meme

December 9, 2013

The waterfront promenade is a political battleground

For many people waterfront promenades are places to drive to, get out, go for walks (perhaps with their dogs on retractable leads), before returning to their cars to drive home. For a few of us though, […]
November 30, 2013

Introducing the “slip block”, where your bike replaces the lift.

At the risk of overdosing on kind thoughtful reactions to my bike-centric ground plane (thank you Archinect for providing that forum), I have decided to expose myself to reactions to an idea we’ve been developing here, for […]