What should we do to civilise driving?

Cars aren’t going away so it’s time to stop ignoring their downsides and take action to civilise them – make private vehicles smaller, slower, quieter, cleaner, and safer

What should we do to civilise driving?


Is this the hour of the two-wheeler?

Building a network of safe cycling routes in our major cities isn’t a post-pandemic ‘nice to have’; it’s a necessity. The immediate priority is putting it together very, very quickly

Is this the hour of the two-wheeler?


How will the pandemic impact public transport?

Public transport is likely to take a post-lockdown hit from the pandemic and will have to adapt; but it will remain critical to the functioning of Australia’s cities

How will the pandemic impact public transport?


Is High Speed Rail the game-changer we need now?

Yet again politicians reach for the High Speed Rail elixir – this time as a prescription for national economic recovery from the pandemic. But it’s snake oil

Is High Speed Rail the game-changer we need now?

 


Will the Western Sydney Aerotropolis really deliver on jobs?

The NSW government’s planned Aerotropolis is conning residents of western Sydney. It’s more about useful politics than plausible policy

Will the Western Sydney Aerotropolis really deliver on jobs?


Is ending Melbourne Bike Share the right decision?

The only surprising aspect of the Victorian government’s decision to terminate Melbourne Bike Share is that it took so long

Is ending Melbourne Bike Share the right decision?


Is labelling the outer suburbs as ‘job deserts’ helpful?

Fringe suburbs have historically always had fewer jobs than workers. What policy makers should focus on is providing good transport links to the more central parts of the city where most of the employers want to be

Is labelling the outer suburbs as ‘job deserts’ helpful?