14 June 2020
In the post-pandemic world, the best infrastructure investment is in improving the productive capacity of the transport system. It’s not a time for politicians to be tempting voters with speculative needs.
4 June 2020
If governments are going to add to the growing debt mountain, they should do so in a way that sets us up for the future we’ll actually have, not the one we imagined before COVID-19.
25 May 2020
Building a bullet train from Brisbane to Melbourne could lead to emissions being higher than they otherwise would have been for between 24 and 36 years. Here’s why.
24 May 2020
When we simply don’t know whether the population will be growing or what future travel and work patterns will be, it’s smart to keep our infrastructure options open.
24 May 2020
The most pressing needs of regional cities and towns include better internet and mobile connectivity, and better freight links – not faster passenger rail.
19 May 2020
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has shown the way on public transport. The question now is which of the other states will follow her lead?
1 May 2020
Our greatest asset in the fight against COVID-19 is the community goodwill and common sense that has kept people at a distance from one another – since well before the government mandated it.
28 April 2020
Federal Labor’s idea for a very fast train from Brisbane to Melbourne would not be a good use of a generation’s worth of infrastructure spending. Here’s why.
25 October 2019
Many of us pay quite a bit of money to be on the road. But we also pay with something else valuable – our time. Congestion charging will help us get some of that time back.
14 October 2019
Even a modest charge could mean up to 40 per cent fewer cars entering the central area in the morning peak, and speed increases similar to those from building new freeways that cost billions of dollars.