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.
Cities are expanding upwards and downwards, as well as outwards. With urban density also increasing, moving people efficiently around the city, often using ageing infrastructure, is quite a challenge.
The congestion charge has helped to ease traffic and raise funds. But the rise of Uber and other private hire vehicles have raised unforeseen challenges.
Instead of focusing on freeways, governments should change the way we pay for urban roads and public transport.
For Melbourne drivers who comfort themselves with the thought that traffic congestion is worse in Sydney, sorry but new analysis shows overall delays are similar, but some commutes are especially bad.
While action on air pollution is welcome, there may be better ways to cut car emissions.
Do you ever feel that the weather is worse on the weekend? Well you might be right!
Cycling could be a major part of the solution to London's transport problems – it's a shame the main mayoral candidates don't see it that way.
Sydney, as a whole, is lurching toward an urban structure where its transportation problems are impossible to solve. The only alternative is to create new centres of employment.