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9 February 2017

Perth Freight Link: New discussions from CUSP


Peter Newman has released two new papers about the controversial Perth Freight Link:


29 November 2016

No politician can singlehandedly bring back coal – not even Donald Trump


On the night Donald Trump won the US election, Doug Ratliff of Richlands, owner of struggling shopping malls in a region hit hard by coal closures, said Trump “gives people hope” that these ailing industries can be brought back to health. But the reality is that Trump won’t be able to do it.

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15 November 2016

Josh Byrne to lead national zero energy homes project


Environmental scientist and television presenter Josh Byrne is set to lead a new project to help get developers building zero energy homes.

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16 September 2016

Professor Peter Newman talk with Dianne on the Dianne Rehm Show


The Dianne Rehm Show, NPR, Thursday 12 August 2016.

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16 September 2016

Professor Peter Newman was on National Public Radio in the US and a nationally syndicated show called Greenpreneur talking about such issues as well as The End of Automobile Dependence (new book with Jeff Kenworthy). Enjoy…


The Greenpreneur Show, Sunday 7 August 2016.

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16 September 2016

Prof Peter Newman recently returned from a US trip where a highlight was visiting a new privately funded urban rail project in Florida which follows our Entrepreneur Rail Model. He has  just published an article in The Conversation on this.

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18 March 2016

"The 30-minute city": how do we put the political rhetoric into practice? 

About more than urban rail and other transit projects, this goal means transforming our cities into centres of activity where work, study and services are all close by. Peter Newman, Curtin University

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