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Why do we say public transport is so important if so few of us use it?

Why do we say public transport is so important if so few of us use it?

Improving the experience of occasional users of public transport - those who might use it only to go to the footy - is a key way of building community support for system improvements

Does anyone really need to drive to the footy?

Does anyone really need to drive to the footy?

Despite good mass transit access, many visitors to stadiums like the MCG insist on driving to major events and causing severe traffic congestion. Very few of them really need to drive

Is loud advertising at railway stations going too bloody far?

Is loud advertising at railway stations going too bloody far?

Noisy marketing is intruding into more aspects of daily life, even catching a train. Cities should be improving the comfort and appeal of public transport, not making it an annoying experience

How important is public transport?

How important is public transport?

We know from travel surveys that public transport only accounts for a small proportion – around 10% – of all trips in Australia’s capital cities. Doesn’t sound like much. But, as a new survey by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) shows, there’s more to how much we use public transport than is evident at […]