Commuters who drive to and from the CBD typically earn much more than most. Concerns about the fairness of charging drivers who use these busy roads at peak times are overblown.
Parcel and courier delivery vehicles are often blamed for traffic congestion in our cities. But they're only a fraction of the traffic caused by tradespeople and other services.
The Spanish city is remaking urban neighbourhoods by limiting through traffic in superblocks that give priority to pedestrians and street activities, not cars.
The 'superblocks' are expected to have massive benefits for health and well-being – but it takes good governance.
E-changers are the latest group to move from the big cities to escape high living costs and congestion. But because they remain very productive remote workers some employers are embracing the trend.
Two-thirds of surveyed workers work from home one day a week on average, but could do at least half their work out of the workplace. If they commuted less often, congestion could be greatly reduced.
Sustainable and efficient transportation is essential for cities, communities and individuals to thrive.
Australian cities have a glut of parking, even as politicians move to protect parking spaces or promise even more. There are better ways to keep congestion manageable and our cities liveable.
In many cities, convention holds that there's a lane for walking and a lane for standing on the escalator. But human systems engineers suggest this isn't the most efficient option for the system.
Operation Brock's underwhelming test run goes to show how ill-prepared the UK is for a no-deal or hard Brexit scenario.
Cutting migration to Australia's biggest cities would do nothing to ease congestion in those cities and could make it worse.
Apps that seamlessly combine all our travel options could be the most significant transport innovation since the automobile, but early trials show government policy support is vital to make MaaS work.
As traffic slows down, research is gathering momentum.
It can feel much faster to get the bus – but that could all be a matter of perspective.
Popular as gondolas in ski-fields around the world, cable cars, aerial trams, wires or ropeways are increasingly used for mass transit in progressive cities. Is this the future for Australian cities?
Busting congestion requires some creativity - and evidence-based methods. Here are four of these.
Turnbull put in place the City Deals program in 2015 - aiming to create better partnerships between all levels of government. Some projects are underway, but we need more than just partnerships.
In the 70s, Whitlam tried to build new, big cities. But this was too costly. Now the most viable solution for Australia's population woes is to make existing cities bigger.
Research shows that cities benefit from car-free days in many ways.
Urban planners often hope bike-share schemes might reduce reliance on cars and help with congestion. But very few of those who use share bikes have switched from driving.