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
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
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?
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
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?
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
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
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?
While car parking is becoming increasingly scarce in Australia's major cities, this doesn't necessarily bode ill for the state of urban transportation.
Future Transport Strategy Supports More Housing Density
The release of the Future Transport Strategy 2056 by Transport for NSW supports more housing density.
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...