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Should public works be named after politicians?

Should public works be named after politicians?

Alan DaviesSep 7, 20172 Comments

No matter how worthy they are, we should be very cautious about naming public works after people, but most especially after politicians

Should this motorway report be secret?

Should this motorway report be secret?

Alan DaviesSep 6, 20173 Comments

No, Daniel Andrews, you can't spend $1 Billion of public money to get rid of the East West Link and then be secretive about the case for the West Gate Tunnel

Has the case been made for the West Gate Tunnel?

Has the case been made for the West Gate Tunnel?

Alan DaviesAug 15, 20172 Comments

More problems are coming to light with the proposed West Gate Tunnel in Melbourne. The Government needs to do a better job of explaining and justifying this project

Have we passed peak car (parking)?

Have we passed peak car (parking)?

Alan DaviesAug 2, 20176 Comments

Australian city dwellers have passed peak travel (kilometres per capita) but it seems they haven't passed peak car ownership or peak parking

Is public transport the only solution to congestion?

Is public transport the only solution to congestion?

Alan DaviesAug 1, 201715 Comments

Public transport is a big part of the answer to congestion but it can't do it alone. But congestion isn't the only big issue; so is providing access to places as population grows

Has Albo really found a congestion hollow log?

Has Albo really found a congestion hollow log?

Alan DaviesJun 27, 20177 Comments

Anthony Albanese gets it wrong on traffic congestion. Australian cities need politicians who'll tell us what's really going on and what really needs to be done

Is this (suburban) motorway a good idea?

Is this (suburban) motorway a good idea?

Alan DaviesApr 27, 201710 Comments

The Andrews Government's decision to build Melbourne's North East Link lacks transparency and analysis, but the idea of suburban motorways shouldn't be dismissed out of hand

The problem with Transurban's proposed motorway

The problem with Transurban’s proposed motorway

Alan DaviesMar 16, 20173 Comments

Guest writer Russell Smith sets out the arguments against Transurban's proposed Western Distributor motorway in Melbourne's inner west

Is it time for a 40 kmh speed limit in cities?

Is it time for a 40 kmh speed limit in cities?

Alan DaviesFeb 16, 20177 Comments

It won't be easy politically, but living with cars in Australia's cities means "taming" them, starting with setting a default 40 kmh speed limit

Can we have a mature discussion about the future of urban transport?

Can we have a mature discussion about the future of urban transport?

Alan DaviesJan 30, 201712 Comments

With 90% of motorised travel in capital cities currently undertaken by private transport it’s time for a grown-up assessment of where to go with urban transport policy