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City Infrastructure with Craig Lawrence – Economics Explained ep.26

At this stage, the official line is that Queensland’s local government elections will still go ahead on Saturday 28 March despite the coronavirus threat, although the Queensland Electoral Commissioner has told ABC Radio “Things could change…” (see this ABC News … Continue reading

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Benefits of higher urban population density – more cycling and walking to work

I’ve commented before on the need to boost population density across Brisbane to reduce the large costs associated with transporting people long distances to the CBD for work.  The State of Australian Cities 2013 report released yesterday by the Commonwealth … Continue reading

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Potentially large economic and environmental benefits from improving pedestrian safety

I’m pleased to see the Queensland Government will install flashing lights at schools with a view to improving pedestrian safety, as reported by the Sunshine Coast Daily earlier today: WALKING to and from school will be safer for children and … Continue reading

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