Is this suburban motorway a good idea?

The Andrews Government’s decision to build Melbourne’s North East Link lacks transparency and analysis, but the idea of suburban motorways shouldn’t be dismissed out of hand

Is this suburban motorway a good idea?

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Is all-night public transport on weekends value for money?

Melbourne’s move to all-night public transport on weekends is certainly appealing but there are many other ways such a huge sum of money could be spent

Is all-night public transport on weekends value for money?


Should walking and cycling trails be like freeways?

Melbourne’s new Darebin-Yarra Link will be more like a freeway than a shared walking and cycling trail; it’ll be hard – and unsafe – for nearby residents to get access to it

Should walking and cycling trails be like freeways?


Does Sydney Airport levy train travellers $7.96?

The assertion that rail travellers pay a $7.96 access fee to Sydney Airport on top of the Opal fare is wrong and lets the NSW Government off the hook

Does Sydney Airport levy train travellers $7.96?


Western Sydney: proposed metro/light rail network

Guest writer Dr Garry Glazebrook describes what a comprehensive plan for a metro rail network supported by feeder light rail services in Western Sydney should look like

Western Sydney: proposed metro/light rail network


What’s the heritage value of this modernist office block?

Another fashionably handsome modernist building with debatable claims to social and architectural significance is the subject of a heritage battle in Melbourne

What’s the heritage value of this modernist office block?


Why has walking to school stumbled so badly?

The proportion of children driven to primary school has raced ahead over the last 30 to 40 years. The standard solutions won’t change that by much, but there’s hope

Why has walking to school stumbled so badly?