While other countries race into the distance, Australia is still on the starting grid when it comes to electric cars. Why so slow? Because we don't have a proper recharging network.
Cities around the world are starting to rethink the vast areas of land set aside for parking. The convergence of several trends likely will mean this space becomes available for other uses.
Rules are made to be broken. Innovation stalls when you don't follow that simple maxim.
Choreographers could offer engineers tools to stimulate new ideas in city-making.
Could we really reduce the number of vehicles on our roads from 37m to 9m?
Are mobility scooters harbingers of a future where small and versatile electric vehicles roam our cities?
Uber’s business model suggests something has to give – either its imperial ambitions or its presence in markets which hold it to account.
Instead of focusing on freeways, governments should change the way we pay for urban roads and public transport.
A rebellion against the technology which triggered the industrial revolution changed the way we understand technology.
Subways seem like the perfect solution to improve air quality in cities. But what about air quality underground?
The evidence suggests a small investment in cycling infrastructure, combined with less punitive policing, would enable more Australians to escape daily traffic congestion.
The first set of ethical rules on how self-driving cars should operate have been adopted by the German government.
Australians are crying out for political leadership. One way our leaders can redeem themselves is by getting to work on a complete shake-up of how we pay for and use transport infrastructure.
Victoria offers lessons in the benefits of integrating metropolitan and regional planning, using regional rail to shrink distance and ease the pressures of growth on our big capital cities.
Australia should follow the lead of other nations like New Zealand and Switzerland and increase the charges for heavy vehicles on roads, proportionate to the amount of wear and tear they cause.
All it takes is data ... lots of data.
Estimated cost savings for rail and bus franchising from Infrastructure Australia and PwC will have government treasurers salivating. Problem is, the figures are almost certainly far too high.
The light rail project pushed up property values within 800 metres of the stations by over 30% from 1996 to 2016. Gains on this scale offer a potential source of finance for public transport.
To ease the stress of commuting, don't ditch the bus – just make it smarter.
If infrastructure is to meet the needs and challenges of an uncertain future, we need to move beyond the AAA ratings mindset and aim for net-positive social and ecological outcomes as well.