Helen RazerJun 6, 201710 Comments
The fixation on public transport “rants” is curious. These acts are rarely discussed as symptoms of broader social sicknesses.
Alan DaviesMay 1, 20177 Comments
Victorian Premier Dan Andrews' "Night Network" is the worst kind of initiative because it was an election promise made from opposition with scant analysis or regard for what’s good policy.
Alan DaviesJan 30, 201712 Comments
However, improving public transport, by itself, won't reduce our reliance on private vehicles.
Jason MurphyDec 14, 20168 Comments
The key is to not let the perfect become the enemy of the good.
Alan DaviesJul 26, 20164 Comments
Commuter parking at outer suburban railway stations is usually free, leading to peak period shortages. The first step to addressing this should be to charge for it.
Bernard KeaneFeb 17, 201617 Comments
A major new Infrastructure Australia report shows just how difficult the challenge of getting infrastructure right is, especially in transport.
Bernard KeaneMay 6, 201516 Comments
Despite proclaiming himself the "infrastructure Prime Minister", Tony Abbott has wasted 20 months as construction falls.
Alan DaviesApr 24, 201511 Comments
If you thought subsidies for public transport were greater than those for cars, think again.
Alan DaviesMar 16, 2015
Cycling in Australia was much bigger historically than it is now -- approaching 10% mode share during WWII.
Mar 9, 20155 Comments
Tony Abbott could win a lot of votes with a small outlay if he switched his focus from roads to public transport, writes urban strategy expert Vivienne Skinner.