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Western Sydney: proposed metro/light rail network

Western Sydney: proposed metro/light rail network

Guest writer Dr Garry Glazebrook describes what a comprehensive plan for a metro rail network supported by feeder light rail services in Western Sydney should look like

How come we don’t already have safe cycling networks?

How come we don’t already have safe cycling networks?

It’s extraordinary that the inner suburbs of our major cities don’t already have comprehensive networks of safe low-cost cycling routes where cycists have priority over cars

What can Auckland tell us about doing public transport better?

What can Auckland tell us about doing public transport better?

Australian cities could learn a lot from the 'anywhere at anytime' public transport network proposed by Auckland Transport for implementation within just four years

Will networking make public transport the mode of choice?

Will networking make public transport the mode of choice?

According to a report in The Age last month, new research published in the latest issue of Australian Planner shows that higher suburban densities are not a precondition for vastly better public transport. Reporter Andrew West says: City dwellers have been presented with a false choice – live in apartments and enjoy good public transport or […]

How to increase commuting by bicycle

How to increase commuting by bicycle

I argued yesterday there might be potential to shift a small but important proportion of workers who live and work in the suburbs out of their cars and on to bicycles. This is a somewhat novel view as most of the attention given to commuting by bicycle has focussed on how to increase work trips […]