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Victoria’s Road to Autonomous and Zero Emission Vehicles
Infrastructure
Friday March 15 2019

Victoria’s Road to Autonomous and Zero Emission Vehicles

Last September, RAC WA purchased Australia’s first on-demand driverless car in Perth when it paid €300,000 ($490,000) for the ‘Intellicar’ from driverless car maker Navya.

Concrete Testing is Crucial for Good Structural Performance
Structural
Wednesday August 22 2018

Concrete Testing is Crucial for Good Structural Performance

On March 15, a 174 foot long span of the recently erected FIU Sweetwater UniversityCity pedestrian bridge in Florida collapsed onto the Tamiami Trail.

Australia Lagging on Infrastructure Reform
Infrastructure
Thursday August 9 2018

Australia Lagging on Infrastructure Reform

When you are handed a to-do list which is 78 items long, you are going to be busy.

Road Pavement Treatments Put to the Test
Civil
Tuesday July 17 2018

Road Pavement Treatments Put to the Test

Locals in the Melbourne outer south-western suburb of Werribee describe the Ballan Road as a 'death trap.'

Australia Undergoing a Massive Road and Rail Boom
Civil
Friday March 16 2018

Australia Undergoing a Massive Road and Rail Boom

Before the 2013 federal election, then opposition leader Tony Abbott promised to be an ‘infrastructure Prime Minister.’

Learning from the UK on Roads Information Management
Technology
Thursday January 25 2018

Learning from the UK on Roads Information Management

Several years ago, three workers in the United Kingdom went out onto a road late at night to conduct a survey to find out where the...

Melbourne Set to Remain a Car Dominated City
Urban Planning
Friday January 19 2018

Melbourne Set to Remain a Car Dominated City

Melbourne is set to remain a car dominated city with driving set to account for more than seven in 10 trips still to take place in...

Living Near Major Roads Can Give You Asthma
Environment
Thursday January 4 2018

Living Near Major Roads Can Give You Asthma

Middle aged Australians who live near major roads are more likely than others to suffer from asthma, a study has found.

Different Growth Strategies Needed for Melbourene
Zoning
Thursday November 23 2017

Different Growth Strategies Needed for Melbourene

You know a local area is struggling with population growth when it talks about stuffing kindergarten children in portables.

Infrastructure
Apr 5 2019
Vic Roads, Public Transport Agencies Merge

Victoria will get a new transport super-agency within months under a departmental shake-up.

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Business
Apr 3 2019
Treasurer Unfurls Infrastructure Ribbons

Commuters and construction workers are being promised a $100 billion pipeline of road and rail projects in Tuesday night's federal budget.

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Infrastructure
Apr 3 2019
Major Infrastructure Projects Announced In The Federal Budget

MAJOR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS ANNOUNCED IN THE FEDERAL BUDGET

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Civil
Apr 2 2019
Geelong Rail Set for Boost in Fed Budget

Funding to duplicate train tracks in the Geelong region is expected in the federal budget in a last-ditch bid to retain Victoria's most marginal seat.

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Civil
Mar 29 2019
Road Safety Gets $2.2b Federal Boost

The Morrison government is promising to fix notorious road black spots and regional roads to improve safety under a $2.2 billion plan to be outlined in...

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Civil
Mar 27 2019
PM Promises $253m for Choked Sydney Roads

Scott Morrison is promising to spend more than $250 million on choked roads and car parks across Sydney and the NSW Central Coast.

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Civil
Mar 27 2019
Fed Govt to Spend $730m on North Qld Roads

The federal government will allocate $730 million to upgrade roads in north Queensland in the budget due next week.

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Civil
Mar 20 2019
Roadworks Protesters Clash with Vic Police

Protesters have clashed with police as roadworks began in country Victoria.

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Infrastructure
Mar 18 2019
Vic Premier Rejects East West Link Idea

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has rejected suggestions his government would consider resurrecting the dumped East West Link if Canberra offers to fully fund the project.

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