Placating the Infrastructure Club

John Austen This article was originally published on 2 March 2020 at https://johnmenadue.com/john-austen-placating-the-infrastructure-club/ Infrastructure Australia’s 2020 priority list doesn’t recognise – let alone address fundamental problems. Legislation tasks Infrastructure Australia with considering nationally significant infrastructure – national significance relates to improving ‘national productivity’. Each year, Infrastructure Australia releases lists of proposals it considers ‘priorities’. One list – Read more about Placating the Infrastructure Club[…]

Is Uber and Lime making public transport worse?

Jim Malo, 26-feb-2020, originally published at https://www.domain.com.au/news/why-uber-and-lime-could-be-making-our-transport-problems-worse-not-better-933450/?utm_source=watoday.com.au&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=link-widget&utm_campaign=plista-watoday They’re presented as solutions but mobility services like Uber, Lime and even Google Maps could be adding to congestion issues, a veteran transport researcher has warned. The services fall down in several key areas, such as increasing congestion, spreading congestion to new areas, and hindering public policy that Read more about Is Uber and Lime making public transport worse?[…]