July 27, 2010, 2pm PDT
In Melbourne, Australia, a frayed power line gave way today at Southern Cross Station. The resulting domino effect took out most of the city's transit system during the heavy morning commute.
April 30, 2009, 5am PDT
Transport Textbook maps new data about car ownership in Melbourne, and finds clear evidence that transit makes a difference.
March 8, 2009, 9am PDT
Veteran Australian architect Philip Cox says Melbourne is long overdue for a makeover, and a move towards people-centric city development.
December 3, 2008, 11am PST
The transformation of Copenhagen from a car-choked thoroughfare to a lively, pedestrian center began in 1962 with the closing of the Strøget, and folks walked and biked in record numbers. Now architect Jan Gehl hopes to spread this new urban culture.
May 12, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>Melbourne, Australia, has its own brand of suburban sprawl: suburbia without the space. A new comprehensive plan aims to address the woes of suburban Melbourne, but some say it doesn't go far enough.</p>
May 6, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>Officials in Melbourne, Australia, are so frustrated with the city's lackluster planning process that they are pushing for the creation of a new planning authority -- one they hope will look at the "big picture".</p>
March 11, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>Urban projects have resulted in the paving over of significant chunks of parkland in Melbourne, Australia -- land set aside more than 150 years ago to act as the city's lungs.</p>
March 8, 2008, 9am PST
<p>With government plans to increase the amount of land used for affordable housing in Melbourne, Australia, some say it's time for a regional planning entity.</p>
March 7, 2008, 5am PST
<p>The city of Melbourne, Australia, is on track to surpass Sydney as the country's most populated. But the expected population growth may push the city into a sprawling and unsustainable future.</p>