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Are walking and cycling as green as we imagine?

Recent research concludes carbon emissions from walking are very large – around the same as taking the bus – and it’s mainly down to what we eat. As usual, it’s not that simple

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Why do commuters drive to work instead of taking transit?

The great majority of commuters in Australia’s major cities work in locations where public transport is so uncompetitive relative to cars they’re prepared to pay a big premium to drive.

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Is driving reaching the end of the road in Sydney?

New data shows Sydneysiders are making fewer car trips. One possible explanation is they’re using the internet more for routine personal and work-related business tasks instead of driving

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Are cars the way to address outer suburban transport disadvantage?

Progressives should embrace the idea that the best way of improving the mobility of most very low income outer suburban residents is by assisting them with the high costs of driving

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Will we drive a whole lot less in the future?

We’re driving a lot less than we did even ten years ago, largely because of changes in technology. Although cars will remain the main mode for a long time yet, we’ll likely drive less in the future

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Why do fewer young adults have a driver’s license?

The proportion of young adults with a driver’s license has fallen in the US and other countries. Many explanations are mooted but new research suggests it’s mainly due to economic factors

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What’s really putting the brakes on millennial’s driving?

The reasons for the drop in driving by 20-29 year olds seem self-evident to many. So too are the appropriate policy responses. But as is so often the case, it’s not that simple

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Why are Australians driving less than they used to?

Although there’s a lot of variation across countries, westerners are generally driving less. There’re lots of potential explanations but pinning down the key ones is proving hard

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Are millennials driving less?

It’s common knowledge that Gen Y is driving less than previous generations did at the same age. A new study comparing millennials’ travel behaviour in six countries suggests it’s a more complex and interesting story.

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Why do we cycle to work but not to the shops?

We’re cycling to work in increasing numbers but we’re less inclined to ride locally. On the face of it, local trips would seem better suited to cycling. Perhaps it’s about the attractiveness of the alternatives

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