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Is this the end for BRT in Doncaster?

Is this the end for BRT in Doncaster?

The Victorian Government won't say why it's turned down a proposal from a private company to build a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system from Doncaster to the city centre

That was The week That was… w/e 24 September

That was The week That was… w/e 24 September

Tw3 provides a brief commentary on stories bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism that were in the news over the week ending 24 September 2017

Should Doncaster BRT be a priority?

Should Doncaster BRT be a priority?

A private proposal to build and operate a Bus Rapid Transit system in Doncaster looks promising but taxpayers will ultimately pay for it; so it's vital to make sure it's a high priority

Is Infrastructure Victoria’s 30-year strategy any good?

Is Infrastructure Victoria’s 30-year strategy any good?

The draft report published last week by Infrastructure Victoria is arguably the most important contribution to cities policy Victorians have seen for decades

Will Infrastructure Victoria improve the standard of political promises?

Will Infrastructure Victoria improve the standard of political promises?

Victoria's Opposition reckons the lack of a rail line to Melbourne Airport is a major and pressing problem for the city. Evaluating claims like this must be a key role of Infrastructure Victoria

Do governments deliberately over-state the cost of transport projects?

Do governments deliberately over-state the cost of transport projects?

Governments are often accused of over-estimating the cost of major transport projects in order to make them look unrealistic. Of course that's wrong; it's almost always the other way around

Should light rail to Doncaster be a key priority for Melbourne?

Should light rail to Doncaster be a key priority for Melbourne?

The standard of public transport in Melbourne is apparently so high that some think the city can afford to make notions like a new light rail line to Doncaster a key priority

Is building new lines the key measure of progress with rail?

Is building new lines the key measure of progress with rail?

The measure of how well cities do in improving public transport isn’t just extra kilometres of track; it's also how much extra capacity is provided in the public transport system as a whole

Would a rail line to Doncaster really “get cars off the freeway”?

Would a rail line to Doncaster really “get cars off the freeway”?

The Greens appear to have had a change of heart on Melbourne Metro but the party's support for a rail line to Doncaster is mystifying. It's not a project progressives should regard as a priority

Is one boondoggle as good as another?

Is one boondoggle as good as another?

Melbourne’s proposed East-West Link freeway has the makings of a boondoggle. But some of the mooted alternatives like the proposed Doncaster rail line would be boondoggles too