Tag: congestion

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 Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

NSW’s rapid transit rail to spearhead “war on congestion”

The NSW government is ready to take a hard line on the state's congestion problems - with an exciting new railway project set to lead the efforts. In response to years of complaints from commuters and other travellers in the state, the government recently revealed its new rapid transit rail network project, which promises to…

12 Jun 2014, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

ARA calls for more rail engineering investment

Road congestion could drop by as much as 60 per cent by investing more money in rail engineering projects, an industry organisation has claimed. Research commissioned by the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) suggested rail investment would be significantly cheaper than road-building initiatives and would achieve the same results. The data showed rail would cost 57…

3 Feb 2014, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

Is the NSW State Government backing the right transport projects to break Sydney free from its congestion woes?

With an array of projects being implemented by the NSW Government in the NSW Long Term Transport Master Plan, we ran a poll to see if the projects being prioritised were most likely to help reduce the grid lock in Sydney. The Informa poll conducted over the last month revealed that 37 out of 42…

21 May 2013, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

Can urban planning bring about cultural changes?

I recently came across an opinion piece in the New York Times that raises some interesting points about the differences in urban planning strategies and policy implementation processes between European and US cities (also applicable to cities in Australia). The article has sparked a great discussion amongst urban planners on LinkedIn. In recent years, the…

1 Sep 2011, by Test1 Test1