Alan DaviesAug 17, 20154 Comments
Back in 1951, public transport still dominated the journey to work in Australian cities. For example, it accounted for more than half of work trips in Melbourne; only 20% of workers commuted by car
Alan DaviesJul 17, 201441 Comments
The Victorian Greens are promising to extend Melbourne's tram network in the run up to the State election, but the party has no business plan and has seriously underestimated the cost
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 DaviesNov 25, 201229 Comments
Fairfax contributor John Legge has a $35 billion vision for the future of public transport that's proving popular with readers. Sadly, it's not that simple.
Alan DaviesOct 27, 201124 Comments
On the face of it, The Green's case for the reintroduction of tram conductors looks pretty convincing. They sa
Alan DaviesJun 2, 201123 Comments
The Age reported on Yarra Tram's new pl
Alan DaviesMay 10, 201127 Comments
As a follow-up to yesterday’s discussion on cars (and trams) in the c
Alan DaviesMay 9, 201124 Comments
I’ve noted before that only 30% of commuters who work within the Hoddle G
Alan DaviesAug 17, 20103 Comments
Some of these shortcomings might not bother tourists or occasional users. But regular commuters expect much higher standards than the W Class was designed for. Since around 2005 Mel
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