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Is the popularity of cycling on the wane?

Is the popularity of cycling on the wane?

Alan Davies November 8, 2017 4 Comments

One interpretation of a recent survey of cycling is that riding is losing popularity in cities. Maybe, or perhaps the numbers fluctuate between surveys in ways that aren't a big worry

Should new freeways be tolled?

Should new freeways be tolled?

Alan Davies June 18, 2012 13 Comments

The CEO of South Australia‚Äôs Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure, Mr Rod Hook, is reported to have said the only way the state will get any money from the Federal Government for new freeways is if it imposes a toll on users. Unlike Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, Adelaide doesn’t have any tolled roads (neither […]

What were they thinking?

Alan Davies October 22, 2011 16 Comments

This is not a joke – this is a real graphic from the SA Motor Accident Commission’s new marketing campaign aimed at discouraging young drivers from doing irresponsible things like speeding or drink-driving. The core idea is life is very bad without the ability to drive. You might, for example, end up having to walk, […]