Electric vehicles deserve government subsidies, but there are even better ways to build greener, less car-dependent cities.
Regional NSW, home to a third of the state's population, is still waiting for the promise of faster train travel to be delivered. Other states improved their regional services years ago.
Many Australians are dog owners but feelings run high over the issue of allowing dogs on public transport. Despite polarised opinions, experience overseas shows how concerns can be managed.
The government's plan to shake up the national rail system is ambitious. Whether it will be cheaper for the customer – and for the nation – remains to be seen
When Buffalo, New York, changed its zoning code so that developers no longer had to provide specified amounts of parking, space was freed up for public transit and people.
A global study of 117 cities finds Australian capitals have fairly poor access by car. Public transport, cycling and walking access is better than in the US, but not as good as in Europe and China.
Electric cars are being touted as the best way to reduce emissions from transport. But a climate policy that relies on individuals paying for new technology runs the risk of aggravating inequities.
Cities around the world are reducing traffic speeds and improving access to local services and activities by public transport, cycling and walking. They are now reaping the many 'slow city' benefits.
It has happened with software, computing and entertainment, but we're still waiting for the platform needed for mobility as a service to reach its full potential.
In many cities contemplating new light rail systems, bus rapid transit offers a cheaper, faster and more flexible solution.
Long-overdue changes are afoot in Britain's bus networks.
Recent federal mask mandates on all public transit have burdened bus drivers with difficult and sometimes dangerous duties to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.
The need for social distancing sparked a cycling boom, cutting air pollution and boosting city dwellers' mental and physical health. But when the pandemic ends, will it be back to life as usual?
Tackling climate change involves changes in behaviour that would significantly improve people's general health — and save money.
Taking people's views into account results in designs that better fit their needs.
Metropolitan municipalities are best placed to administer operating subsidies for minibus taxis.
Hard evidence on how much coronavirus transmission occurs on transport is hard to come by. But there are ways to reduce your risk.
Coronavirus has changed population projections and behaviours across society. With fewer commuters we need to shift transport planning based on a hub-and-spoke network to focus on more local travel.
The role of government should be to improve and reorganise this sector to address the needs of users. The proposed national operational subsidy is an opportunity to do precisely that.
It is vital that the latest move by government towards restructuring succeeds in making the industry safe, reliable and viable, contributing to the country’s economy.