Alan DaviesOct 5, 201617 Comments
Infrastructure Victoria's draft 30-year strategy was only public for a few hours before politicians started putting the presumptuous upstart back in its box
Alan DaviesJun 29, 20161 Comment
This table showing the election promises of the three major parties on public transport should be useful but it frames the information in a way that blatantly favours one party
Alan DaviesNov 16, 201515 Comments
64 of the world's busiest airports are served by heavy or light rail but Melbourne Airport, which ranks 50th, isn't. Wisely, the Victorian Government has no plans to build a rail line yet
Alan DaviesDec 11, 201441 Comments
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
Alan DaviesJun 20, 20137 Comments
Public transport thinker, researcher, educator and advocate Paul Mees died yesterday from cancer, aged 52. He made a major contribution to international understanding of transport.
Alan DaviesMay 1, 201322 Comments
The chances of getting the massive funding required to build major urban rail projects any time soon don't look promising. What might happen to our cities if they're never built?
Alan DaviesMar 18, 201312 Comments
Our cities desperately need investment in public transport. It's vitally important limited funds are spent on good projects that deliver, not devalued by populism or wasted on pork-barrelling
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 DaviesSep 18, 201214 Comments
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