March 20, 2018 23
The inland rail project is based on a sizeable subsidy to coal exporters just to get someone to use what its backers even admit is a white elephant.
May 24, 2017 10
There's no evidence we're getting infrastructure spending or decision-making right at the Commonwealth level.
November 24, 2016 20
The government has announced further steps in the development of its infrastructure plans -- including a brave inquiry into charging motorists for their road use.
April 15, 2016
Crikey readers discuss foreign policy and other issues of the day.
February 17, 2016 17
A major new Infrastructure Australia report shows just how difficult the challenge of getting infrastructure right is, especially in transport.
January 12, 2015
Cycling along the Seine may have a certain je ne sais quois, but Australia's inner city cyclists are keen to close the gap.
November 27, 2014
There are numerous reasons to think a Tullamarine rail link is not only financially irresponsible, but also unnecessary from a transport and city planning perspective.
August 1, 2013
Much like the 1963 film, monstrous construction costs are the biggest impediment to new transport infrastructure projects, writes Alan Davies.
July 8, 2013 17
As the pink batts program hits the front pages again, there's plenty of finger-pointing at Labor over workplace deaths. Look at the full picture, however, and it's a very different story.
April 12, 2013 61
The new report on high-speed rail shows that in Australia the numbers simply don't add up for it. And won't for many, many decades. It's time we all moved on.