Great public spaces

The NSW Department of Planning Industry and Environment has published a Great Public Spaces Guide and associated evaluation tool. The guide points out that public spaces include streets, which should …

Rethinking parking

Parking is an important issue in the City of Yarra, because many people rely on it, and because it takes up so much space. A recent article in Parking and …

Donald Appleyard’s Livable Streets

Donald Appleyard’s seminal research into Livable Streets, in the 1960’s and 1970’s, showed that social interaction on residential streets improves when traffic flow is reduced. Streetfilms compiled a video to …