Smart Cities Move Beyond Hype into Reality
Do you want to know whether you are better off leaving for work now or in 15 minutes?
How the GSC 40-Year Plan Will Reshape Sydney
If the character Marty McFly from "Back to the Future" were to get in a time machine in Sydney and travel forward 40 years to 2056,...
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.’
The End of Car Ownership: Are Planners and Engineers Ready?
In the last 10 years, we’ve seen changes in the way that people and freight are moved. From autonomous and electric cars, to drones and block...
Geelong Report Anticipates Future Challenges and Responses
Cities today face a competitive landscape and uncertain futures.
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...
Cities Must Change to Embrace Industries of the Future
The shape of our cities reflects a period of industry and occupational change where white collar jobs quickly outpaced growth of traditional blue collar, black collar...
A Realistic Role for Value Capture
Australia needs to diversify its sources of funding in order to pay for the infrastructure we need. Value capture can help fill the gap, but we...
Urban Design the Key to Getting Density Right
What did the great philosopher Socrates ponder on? Along with how to be a good person and how to design the perfect society, high on the...
Australia Needs Better Transparency on Bridge Assessments
On August 14, the nation of Italy was sent into shock after a 200 metre section of the Morandi Bridge collapsed, sending cars and trucks plummeting...
Driverless Bus Ready for Public Trial
Visitors at Sydney's Olympic Park will get a taste of future travel with the state's first public trial of a driverless shuttle bus.
Melbourne Airport Proposes $15b Rail Link
High-speed trains would get travellers from Melbourne's CBD to the airport in just 20 minutes through a seven kilometre subway under a proposal backed by a...
Malcolm Turnbull's $7.6b Roads Sweetener
Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull's $7.6 billion road and rail election sweeteners have been revealed in a leaked list.
Vic Govt Pledges Underground Rail Loop
Victorians will have to wait decades to see the fruits of Labor's $50 billion election pledge for an underground rail loop.
Vic Govt Told to Cough up for Princes Hwy
Commonwealth funds committed to the final stage of the Princes Highway duplication are a "far cry" from what's actually needed to finish the job, the Victorian...
SA Govt Committed to Right-hand Tram Turn
The South Australian government remains committed to adding a right-hand turn to a controversial new tram line at a major Adelaide intersection despite growing concerns over...
More Delays for Adelaide Tram Extension
Adelaide's problem-plagued North Terrace tram extension has hit another delay after signalling issues were identified and driver training suspended.
Victorian Govt's $5b Airport Rail Pledge
A Melbourne airport rail line could be underway by the end of 2022 with the state government matching a $5 billion federal commitment.