Liveable Communities
March 15, 2018

Sustainable communities – Mandating Residential Growth Zone percentages

I was watching Four Corners and Q+A Monday night about population growth, the spread of the boundaries of our major cities, the pace of transport and community infrastructure construction, and…

Liveable Communities
March 14, 2018

The Neighbourhood – for your sanity

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November 15, 2017

Liveable communities – Interface Councils Liveability Snapshop indices

As a quick starting point in measuring liveability the following is one set of indices proposed in the Interface Councils Liveability Snapshot 2017 (from Table 2 – page 8). The…

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November 6, 2017

Liveable communities – Growth Area jobs

We have a growing traffic and long commute time issue throughout our cities including surrounding our new, low density, predominantly residential, subdivisions. A basic contributor is people leaving their local…

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October 27, 2017

Liveable Communities – Social Progress Index

The Social Progress Index is an index that measures the capacity of a society across three broad categories: its capacity to meet the basic human needs of its citizens, to…

Liveable Communities
October 19, 2017

Liveable communities – transport options for the last mile

Transport options for the last mile. See below for the rules applying to different devices. Maybe it would be easier to just set a 10km per hour limit on shared…

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October 19, 2017

Liveable communities – new growth area subdivisions

A collection of thoughts on the run to contribute to more liveable communities: Melbourne is relatively flat. Our new growth area subdivisions can be like Copenhagen with bikes to get…