As Australia prepares for the population of both Sydney and Melbourne to reach eight million by the year 2061, understanding surrounding the need to change how we manage road and rail networks and fund necessary infrastructure upgrades is growing.

Whilst much attention revolves around the idea of value capture, calls to overhaul road user charging arrangements and replace charges associated with registration and fuel excise duty with a new system based around time, location and distance travelled are getting louder. In January, Infrastructure Partnerships Australia (IPA) called for Canberra…