Alan DaviesMay 16, 201711 Comments
The Victorian and Federal governments have different strategies for Melbourne Airport rail but there's a lot more to the transport task at Tullamarine than a train to the CBD
Alan DaviesJun 14, 20167 Comments
The Greens election promises include $1 Billion to build a rail line to Melbourne Airport. Probably good politics but it's doubtful such an evidence-free promise is good policy
Alan DaviesJun 23, 201530 Comments
A rail line to Melbourne Airport won't make economic sense for decades yet under standard assumptions but there's a (politically courageous) scenario where it could work now
Alan DaviesOct 3, 201312 Comments
The Age reckons a secret document shows the Napthine Government is making controversial assumptions to justify the East-West Link. But the case the paper makes seems unconvincing
Alan DaviesMay 16, 201310 Comments
The East-West Link promoted by Tony Abbott and Dennis Napthine looks questionable, but the media should promote debate on its merits not pedal equally doubtful arguments on the front page
Alan DaviesFeb 6, 201318 Comments
The NSW Government is about to land a big windfall from the airport rail line as revenue-sharing provisions kick in. But should it return the money to airport train travellers or keep it?
Alan DaviesNov 14, 201212 Comments
Brisbane's Airport Link toll road is the latest in a growing list of major transport projects in financial trouble because traffic forecasts pitched to investors now seem wildly over-optimistic
Alan DaviesJul 10, 201211 Comments
It looks like something quite extraordinary has happened at Sydney Airport over the last five or six years. I'm surprised it hasn't received more attention. According to Airport
Alan DaviesApr 11, 201214 Comments
The inability of successive NSW and Australian governments to construct a second Sydney airport is taking on the proportions of a national tragedy. The failure to expand Sydney’s
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