Alan DaviesDec 14, 201611 Comments
The Victorian government's proposal to build a major motorway in the suburbs is premature - but it highlights the need for a more mature discussion about the role of new roads
Alan DaviesJun 11, 201515 Comments
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
Alan DaviesNov 12, 201310 Comments
Australia's capital cities face enormous growth pressures. Will building more motorways and rail lines be enough to ensure they can grow while remaining liveable?
Alan DaviesJun 14, 20136 Comments
Comparative subway construction costs, ABC Radio listeners have problems with cyclists, rock and roll economics, bicycle parking robotics in Tokyo, the complications of urban agriculture, musicians don't get science, stop thinking in terms of mpg...
Alan DaviesNov 13, 201232 Comments
Putting a price on road space seems like a good idea but some analysts argue it could actually increase the amount of driving. In fact there's a point of view that says it would be better to promote traffic congestion.
Alan DaviesOct 26, 201012 Comments
I’m not aware of anyone who disagrees seriously with the contention that car travel is underpriced. The consequence of this inefficiency is we drive more than we otherwise would and
Alan DaviesOct 12, 20103 Comments
I’ve concluded before that the most plausible scenario in the forseea
Alan DaviesOct 10, 20102 Comments
47,000 tickets for the Big Day Out at Flemington race course sold out within minutes of going on sale at 9am on Friday. Tickets f
Alan DaviesSep 6, 20109 Comments
It might seem counter-intuitive, but you can’t increase public transport’s share of travel significantly unless you simultaneously do something about cars. Yet this simple relatio