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Does getting to work take way too long?

Does getting to work take way too long?

Bill Shorten's claim that most workers spend excessive time traveling to work by car isn't true. The key issue isn’t time; it's how many kilometres workers commute and what mode they use

Are trips by public transport and by car the same?

Are trips by public transport and by car the same?

Cars dominate travel in Sydney for all trip lengths over one kilometre. Seriously increasing public transport's mode share is an enormous challenge; it will require making cars less attractive

Is driving quicker than taking the train?

Is driving quicker than taking the train?

Policy-makers should look at these numbers. Journeys made by car in Sydney are much faster than journeys made by train; they're a long way from being substitutes for each other

Is walking the only way to get to the station?

Is walking the only way to get to the station?

Train travellers in Sydney mostly live within walking distance of a station, suggesting that feeder modes like buses and bicycles aren't being deployed effectively to attract more distant users