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Contestability Key to Infrastructure Improvements and Savings
Infrastructure
Tuesday June 6 2017

Contestability Key to Infrastructure Improvements and Savings

New modelling on the benefits of franchising, released as part of Infrastructure Australia’s ongoing Reform Series, shows that subjecting government-operated bus and rail services to competitive...

Architecture’s Impact on Transportation
Urban Planning
Tuesday January 12 2016

Architecture’s Impact on Transportation

Climate change is arguably the mainstream sociopolitical issue of our times, with the potential to impact people and communities on a global scale.

Public Transport’s Biggest Problem: The Public
Infrastructure
Thursday January 7 2016

Public Transport’s Biggest Problem: The Public

When’s the last time you heard some futurist or management guru suggest that in the future more of us will be working at the same desk...

Can Infrastructure & Road Works Lead Us to a New Path?
Civil
Tuesday January 5 2016

Can Infrastructure & Road Works Lead Us to a New Path?

A recent Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) report has forecasted greater fallout from the fading mining and resources boom than what was previously anticipated, with a...

Work on Caloundra South Finally Commences
Urban Planning
Thursday October 15 2015

Work on Caloundra South Finally Commences

Queensland's Deputy Premier says construction of one of Australia's largest master planned communities, located on the Sunshine Coast, will create more than 20,000 jobs.

Can We Solve the Congestion Problem?
Urban Planning
Tuesday July 21 2015

Can We Solve the Congestion Problem?

Nothing seems to infuriate the community at large more when it comes to urban growth than the consequence of rising traffic congestion.

QLD: Don’t Sweat the Budget; Sweat the Assets
Infrastructure
Tuesday July 21 2015

QLD: Don’t Sweat the Budget; Sweat the Assets

The recent Queensland Government budget confirmed continued funding for committed major projects such as Moreton Bay Rail, Gateway Upgrade North and Toowoomba Second Range Crossing, as...

The New PPP for Transport: Priorities, Purpose and Pleasure
Infrastructure
Monday July 13 2015

The New PPP for Transport: Priorities, Purpose and Pleasure

In the 2011 Brisbane floods, my friends Sarah and Tim lost almost everything: photos, documents, certificates and family treasures. Their friends, trying to be helpful, were...

Is Scarcity of Parking a Bad Thing for Big Cities?
Urban Planning
Tuesday May 19 2015

Is Scarcity of Parking a Bad Thing for Big Cities?

While car parking is becoming increasingly scarce in Australia's major cities, this doesn't necessarily bode ill for the state of urban transportation.

Urban Planning
Mar 20 2018
Future Transport Strategy Supports More Housing Density

The release of the Future Transport Strategy 2056 by Transport for NSW supports more housing density.

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Infrastructure
Mar 20 2018
Sydneysiders to Ditch Cars by 2056: Report

Planners envisage that by the middle of this century most Sydneysiders will be able to reach their place of work within 30 minutes using public transport...

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