Alan DaviesApr 1, 20145 Comments
There was lots of discussion around the nation last week about the idea of abolishing fares on public transport. At first glance it might sound like a great idea, but here're ten issues to think about first
Alan DaviesMar 26, 201428 Comments
It’s an election year in Victoria and so the gravy train’s already leaving the station. It’s obvious the Government’s rattled on public transport and says it'll lower fares. But is that good policy?
Alan DaviesFeb 21, 201336 Comments
Governments with the spine to increase transit fares in real terms should be applauded, not pilloried. Public transport is already very heavily subsidised financially but desperately needs more money
Alan DaviesMay 15, 201230 Comments
Public transport travel in Australia’s capital cities gets a massive, growing financial subsidy (see exhibit). Passengers don’t pay for any of the capital costs and on average o
Alan DaviesDec 10, 201112 Comments
The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) is keen to make the case that it costs more to travel by public
Alan DaviesOct 20, 201120 Comments
The report in The Age that the Government is
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