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Is this the end for BRT in Doncaster?

Is this the end for BRT in Doncaster?

Alan Davies October 3, 2017 3 Comments

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

Is subsidising airport rail fares the way to go?

Is subsidising airport rail fares the way to go?

Alan Davies September 27, 2017 16 Comments

The fare travellers will pay - whether less than $5 or more than $25 - is a key issue in planning for a mass transit connection between Melbourne Airport and the city centre

Should airport trains also serve metro passengers?

Should airport trains also serve metro passengers?

Alan Davies September 26, 2017 11 Comments

One of the key issues that needs to be worked through in planning mass transit access to airports is integration with the existing rail network

What are the key issues for Melbourne Airport rail?

What are the key issues for Melbourne Airport rail?

Alan Davies September 20, 2017 14 Comments

The solution is seen as a single rail line, but it should be conceived as the package of infrastructure and policies that will best improve the accessibility of Melbourne Airport

Weekend reading 12 August

Alan Davies August 11, 2017

A regional rail fantasy map

A regional rail fantasy map

Alan Davies August 8, 2017 3 Comments

Here's master mapmaker Adam Mattinson's vision of what a high quality regional rail network could look like in Victoria. Sheer fantasy, you say?

Is public transport the only solution to congestion?

Is public transport the only solution to congestion?

Alan Davies August 1, 2017 15 Comments

Public transport is a big part of the answer to congestion but it can't do it alone. But congestion isn't the only big issue; so is providing access to places as population grows

Weekend reading, July 15/16

Alan Davies July 15, 2017

Weekend reading July 1 2017

Weekend reading July 1 2017

Alan Davies July 1, 2017

Interesting links for urbanists

Weekend reading, June 24 2017

Alan Davies June 23, 2017

Interesting links for urbanists