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
The 30-minute city is the big urban policy idea both the Government and the Opposition are bringing to the election. But how realistic is it? Can they actually deliver on this one?
Fairfax ran an article on High Speed Rail yesterday that shouldn’t have survived even a basic credibility test. It's as if all those who used to do the sub-editing have been 'let go'
Politicians don't like to be too specific because it invites criticism and accountability, so both the Government and the Opposition are spinning the aspirational idea of "the 30-minute city"
East Coast High Speed Rail is the boondoggle that just won't go away. Yet gunzels, rent-seekers and progressives stand side-by-side in wanting to squander $100 Billion on this folly
The Opposition reckons Malcolm Turnbull should reinstate the $4.5 billion Tony Abbott "cut" from urban public transport. Trouble is the money never existed
There’s lots of rejoicing about Malcolm Turnbull's appointment of a Minister for Cities. But let's hold the champagne until he shows he's really serious about urban policy and can really deliver
It might've been a gaffe, but Tony Abbott is right to say the fuel excise is effectively a carbon tax. The Greens and Labor should support the Government's plan to restore indexation
A new report contends an 1800 km Brisbane-Sydney-Melbourne High Speed Rail line could be operating in 10 years. Moreover it would cover all its operating and capital costs. Fact or fiction?
Guest writer Anthony Albanese says Melbourne Metro, Brisbane Cross-River Rail, Perth Airport rail link and Adelaide's Tonsley Park public transport project all warrant Commonwealth funding