How should our cities prepare for self-driving vehicles?

City managers aren’t doing much to get ready for self-driving vehicles yet the signs are they’ll be ready to use on public roads very soon – as autonomous buses and trams

How should our cities prepare for self-driving vehicles?


Would building this new rail station be a sensible idea?

There’s pressure to expand the proposed Melbourne Metro project to incorporate a new station at South Yarra; but the Government insists it can’t be justified

Would building this new rail station be a sensible idea?

 


How important is public transport?

New data provides valuable and possibly surprising insights into how Australian city dwellers use public transport and its potential to change the nature of urban travel

How important is public transport?


Will capping the number of bottle shops contain family violence?

A Melbourne Council opposes a new Dan Murphy’s packaged liquor outlet because its concerned it would increase the number of family violence incidents within the municipality

Will capping the number of bottle shops contain family violence?


Is there anyone left at Fairfax to do editing?

Fairfax ran an article on High Speed Rail yesterday that shouldn’t have survived even a basic credibility test. It’s as if all those who used to do the sub-editing have been ‘let go’

Is there anyone left at Fairfax to do editing?


Why do we say public transport is so important is so few of use it?

Improving the experience of occasional users of public transport – those who might use it only to go to the footy – is a key way of building community support for improvements

Why do we say public transport is so important if so few of us use it?


Is High Speed Rail our National Boondoggle?

If there were any doubt, the Prime Minister’s embrace of east coast High Speed Rail and his spinning of value capture shows he’s just as cynical and opportunistic as Labor and the Greens

Is High Speed Rail our National Boondoggle?