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What’s the problem with elderly drivers?

The rapidly growing number of elderly drivers is an issue because of their high casualty rates in crashes. A bigger issue though is the growing number who can no longer drive

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Are motorcycles the answer to urban traffic congestion?

Imagine if the streets of inner city Australia teemed with small, quiet motorcycles, scooters and bicycles with only the occasional car or truck. Imagine if they looked more like Hanoi than LA

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Is it really “game over” for the East West Link?

It’s a mistake to think it’s game, set and match for Melbourne’s East West Link motorway just because the Andrews’ Government cancelled the contract. There’s seldom a match point in politics

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Are motorways the only answer to traffic congestion?

Contrary to Mr Abbott’s assertion, the East West Link isn’t necessary to reduce urban traffic congestion; it’s a symptom of the failure of governments at all levels to manage excessive demand.

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Should vehicle rego be paid via the petrol pump?

Police data suggests that a surprisingly large number of vehicles on the roads are unregistered. The Commonwealth and States need to think about how this problem should be addressed

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What can we learn from the East West Link debacle?

The public release of the business case for the East West Link shows the importance of transparent and rational assessment of infrastructure proposals rather than faith-based advocacy

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Three misconceptions about the East West Link

The East West Link appears to be heading for the dustbin, so some of the misconceptions and exaggerations around it should be dustbinned too in the interests of promoting quality public debate

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Is indexation of fuel excise good policy?

The federal government says it will restore indexation of the fuel excise despite opposition from Labor and the Greens. Indexation is as sensible today as it was when Bob Hawke introduced it in 1983

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Is Melbourne’s East West Link dead in the water?

Much of the public focus is on what Labor will do about the East West Link if it wins the election, but the key responsibility lies with the Napthine government; it shouldn’t sign any contract

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Fuel excise indexation: is the key issue low incomes?

Joe Hockey’s gaffe last week on the Government’s plan to restore fuel excise indexation highlights the need to address the low incomes of many Australians rather than oppose a sound policy

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