Transport and cities
Better ways to live, work, and move around
We should demand that governments plan, prepare, and justify major infrastructure projects before a shovel even hits the dirt.
Australia is in the age of transport megaprojects. It’s more important than ever that cost estimators have every chance to get it right.
Governments in Australia are spending billions on megaprojects proposed by private interests. The evidence shows these ‘market-led proposals’ are bad for taxpayers.
The rise of transport megaprojects adds to taxpayers’ risk of paying too much
Cost management is too rarely top of mind for governments pursuing big road and rail projects. Here’s how to get them to focus more on what’s important.