Night-time and Cities

The world of night-time waste collectors, night shift nurses, office cleaners, rough sleepers and security guards rarely makes international headlines.   CityRoadPod · 53. Night-time and Cities Understanding what happens in cities after dark is crucial to global sustainable development, but will also help create a fairer society that values the night-time economy. Yet the... Continue Reading →

Transport as a Platform

Transport is connected to social justice, freedom and equality in the city. CityRoadPod · 52. Transport as a Platform Transit networks are objects of intense political contestation and are key terrains of struggle in cities around the world. As sites of disruption, they signal the interrelated crises of urban poverty, social reproduction, security, racism, democracy,... Continue Reading →

Post-Pandemic Cities

Image: © Wendy Murray 'Take your city back'   COVID-19 is altering city experiences and spaces. As cities respond, the contours of post-pandemic cities are also being altered, for better or worse. This podcast brings together  a group of leading Sydney-based urbanists to start a conversation about what cities will look like post-COVID, and how... Continue Reading →

50th Episode: Informal Housing

Welcome to City Road's 50th episode! To celebrate we've invited the very first guest of the show, Professor Nicole Gurran, back to talk about how we started City Road, our first episode on Airbnb and Cities and Nicole's current work on Informal Housing. We also talk about some other fun facts about City Road and... Continue Reading →

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