Tag: commute

Transport & Logistics

NSW government selects North West Rail Link preferred operator

The Northwest Rapid Transit consortium has been officially chosen as the preferred operator of the North West Rail Link - currently Australia's largest ongoing public transport infrastructure project. The announcement was made by the New South Wales government on June 24, following a comprehensive review process in which two consortiums competed for the sought-after contract. The Northwest Rapid…

2 Jul 2014, by Informa Australia

Transport & Logistics

Infographic: Crazy ways Australians get to work

If you drive to work and wonder why you are always stuck in traffic, you will be "pleased" to know that you are sharing the road with 13.3 million passenger vehicles... Almost 2 in 3 Australian commuters get to work by private car with just 1 in 10 replying on public transport. There are many ways to…

19 Jun 2014, by Informa Australia

Transport & Logistics

NSW receives rail boost in the form of new intercity trains

The 2014 federal budget was not kind on Australia's rail infrastructure. Although it dedicated some funding to improving the country's rail network, this was a mere smidgen compared to what other infrastructure projects - roads in particular - were allocated. However, it appears the NSW government at least is committed to improving rail in its…

20 May 2014, by Informa Australia