The Sydney Morning Herald

January 17, 2007, 5am PST
<p>A innovative program for gifted children in Australia is giving students a chance to learn the basics of town planning.</p>
The Sydney Morning Herald
December 26, 2006, 11am PST
<p>The state government's plan to build new housing to accommodate anticipated population growth is being pushed over the heads of local officials who contend they had little say in the growth targets.</p>
The Sydney Morning Herald
December 7, 2006, 1pm PST
<p>A recent study on childhood development in compact cities calls on planners to consider the needs of children when making plans to avoid not giving children enough places to play. Children's motor skills are negatively affected, making them clumsy.</p>
The Sydney Morning Herald
November 25, 2006, 11am PST
<p>Government planners rejected plans for light-rail and have proposed a downtown transit mall with bus only lanes.</p>
The Sydney Morning Herald
November 14, 2006, 7am PST
<p>A new bill passed by the Australian Parliament appears at first to offer protection to environmentally sensitive lands is actually little more than a carbon-trading system for land that helps development on sensitive lands overstep environmental review.</p>
The Sydney Morning Herald
November 5, 2006, 1pm PST
<p>While still dogged by its tawdry and crime-ridden reputation, London's East Side is booming with nightlife and vibrant neighborhoods. More big redevelopment plans underway as the city begins to prepare for the 2012 Olympics.</p>
The Sydney Morning Herald
October 13, 2006, 6am PDT
<p>Citing the example of Cuban organic farming, this piece from <em>The Sydney Morning Herald</em> looks at the paradigm that pits cities against all that is natural.</p>
The Sydney Morning Herald
August 25, 2006, 6am PDT
Wendell Cox has diagnosed what he sees as Sydney, Australia's most crippling problem: not enough freeways. Australian developers have taken in America's most vocal supporter of sprawl, who is pushing for more drivability in Sydney.
The Sydney Morning Herald
August 16, 2006, 7am PDT
The ills that affect our cities can be cured with more sustainable urban planning, says one Australian public health practitioner.
The Sydney Morning Herald
August 15, 2006, 1pm PDT
Poll shows that Australians disapprove of the Federal Government's response to increases in gas prices and interest rates.
The Sydney Morning Herald
August 14, 2006, 12pm PDT
Suburban growth patterns are among a host of factors considered detrimental to public health in several recent stories featured in the Australian media.
The Sydney Morning Herald
August 4, 2006, 10am PDT
The mayor of Sydney calls for investment in a new light rail network to combat congestion and improve public transport in the city.
The Sydney Morning Herald
July 17, 2006, 12pm PDT
While a London-style congestion charge is unpopular with voters, experts agree that a congestion pricing scheme for major arterial roads is the only way to solve the city's traffic problems.
The Sydney Morning Herald
July 7, 2006, 6am PDT
Six years and millions of dollars later, Sydney's public transit users are still without a universal fare card system.
The Sydney Morning Herald
April 3, 2006, 1pm PDT
Columnist Michael Duffy argues that new planning techniques and leadership in Sydney are discouraging sprawl and forcing density into the cities and towns that can least support the growth.
The Sydney Morning Herald
February 19, 2006, 11am PST
New South Wales Sustainability Commissioner Peter Newman is fired as the state's sustainability commissioner.
The Sydney Morning Herald
January 22, 2006, 9am PST
Light rail may be the answer to the transportation crisis in Sydney, Australia, argues chief executive of City of Sydney council, Peter Seamer.
The Sydney Morning Herald
December 9, 2005, 11am PST
John Pucher outlines the benefits of cycling for health and an integrated transportation system in response to an earlier editorial bashing bike-riding.
The Sydney Morning Herald
September 20, 2005, 5am PDT
An opinion columnist argues that smart growth techniques will only hurt Sydney in the long run, turning it into a 'rat's nest.'
The Sydney Morning Herald
September 18, 2005, 11am PDT
An editorial lists all of the ways that the Australian government failed in not implementing the strategy in two Sydney neighborhoods.
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