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Accessible Public Transport: The Whole Journey
Infrastructure
Tuesday August 22 2017

Accessible Public Transport: The Whole Journey

The Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport (2002) (Transport Standards) have a five-year schedule for review, with the most recent review having been undertaken in 2012...

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...

It’s No Accident Some Cities Are Healthier
Urban Planning
Tuesday November 1 2016

It’s No Accident Some Cities Are Healthier

People who are more active are healthier and happier—but it's harder to be active in a city that requires you to sit in your car to...

Stop Wasting our Money on Poor Infrastructure Decisions
Infrastructure
Friday October 28 2016

Stop Wasting our Money on Poor Infrastructure Decisions

Australians have paid $28 billion more than they budgeted for on transport infrastructure because of government reliance on outsourced advice.

Investment to Offset Climate Change to Create Over a Million Jobs
Business
Thursday October 27 2016

Investment to Offset Climate Change to Create Over a Million Jobs

Strong government investment responding to climate change could create a million more jobs over the next two decades.

Improving Sydney’s Public Transport Critical to Easing Urban Congestion
Infrastructure
Friday February 19 2016

Improving Sydney’s Public Transport Critical to Easing Urban Congestion

The country's most populated city is becoming crippled, according to Infrastructure Australia.

Transport Plans: How Your City Compares
Urban Planning
Friday June 26 2015

Transport Plans: How Your City Compares

Upon coming into office in 2013, Tony Abbott promised to be the ‘infrastructure Prime Minister’ with a strong focus on major road upgrades.

Public Transportation Improves Public Health
Infrastructure
Tuesday May 19 2015

Public Transportation Improves Public Health

A growing number of academic studies indicate that there is a strong correlation between the use of public transportation and physical well-being.

Public Transit Solutions for Cities of the Future
Infrastructure
Thursday May 14 2015

Public Transit Solutions for Cities of the Future

City planners around the globe are increasingly touting the merits of public transit systems as a preferable transportation alternative to roadways and private automobiles in high-density...

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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