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People take to their bikes when we make it safer and easier for them

The evidence suggests a small investment in cycling infrastructure, combined with less punitive policing, would enable more Australians to escape daily traffic congestion.

City planning suffers growth pains of Australia’s population boom

Financial benefits are behind the development industry’s push for a continuous rapid population growth. But our poorly planned cities are ill-prepared and already struggling.

Can China’s grand plan to revive the ‘Silk Road spirit’ succeed?

Despite the doubters, China has the means and commitment to spur inclusive growth for all.

The toll road journey – are we there yet (Part 2)

As discussed in part one of this series, toll roads have become a commercial proposition in contrast to a network efficiency solution, so what alternative should the government be providing?

The toll road journey – are we there yet? (Part 1)

Toll roads are a short-term, stop-gap solution to fund infrastructure, but they don’t ensure an entirely efficient and equitable road system.

Empowering people to shape Australia’s infrastructure future

Australia and other developed Western societies prefer consumption of services to physical products. This trend is well established, however it has yet to run its full course. In fact, infrastructure is only just starting on this transition, and while there is plenty of room for catch up, the consequences will be significant.


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