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Has an acceptable case been made for this (road) project?

Has an acceptable case been made for this (road) project?

Victoria's Auditor-General reckons the Government hasn't properly assessed the unsolicited proposal from toll operator Transurban for the widening of CityLink and Tullamarine freeways

Is this the way we’ll live next?

Is this the way we’ll live next?

The centre of the city of the future will be the airport, according to a book by John D Kasarda of the University of Carolina and journalist Greg Lindsay to be published next month. They say in Aerotropolis (subtitled, to emphasise its inevitability, The Way We’ll Live Next), that “not so long ago, airports were built near […]

Are Melburnians mad about trains?

Are Melburnians mad about trains?

Yesterday’s promise by the Victorian Opposition to build a $250 million rail line to Avalon Airport – with an unambiguous commitment to spend $50 million over the first term if elected – confirms how powerful the idea of rail is in this year’s election. A new line is such a potent idea that Ted Baillieu […]

Is the Opposition's promised airport rail line good policy?

Is the Opposition's promised airport rail line good policy?

The Age reported today that the Opposition has promised to start planning immediately for a new rail line from the CBD to the airport if elected. The leader of the Opposition, Mr Ted Baillieu, said tickets would be priced the same as current Zone 2 fares. I’m not at all surprised. This idea has immense […]