Saturday 27th May, 2017
Photo: Oliver Probert

Transport releases Opal data

Transport for NSW has made Opal data available for the public on its Open Data website, providing a detailed look…
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Photo: Philip Dalidakis / Facebook

Backlash over mobile project’s North East snub

Controversy hit Victoria’s regional rail mobile connectivity project after a state minister dubbed concerns from left out North East passengers…
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Freight rail track - stock - credit Shutterstock (8)

Five Rail Express magazines in 2017

Rail Express will expand its offering in 2017 with five print editions, focusing on Women in Rail, Bulk & Freight,…
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Artist's impression: Transport for NSW

Newcastle light rail to be Australia’s first ‘wire-free’ system

The NSW government has announced that Newcastle’s light rail is to be a majority wire-free line. Andrew Constance, transport and…
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Artist's impression: Level Crossing Removal Authority

How do we restore the public’s faith in transport planning?

COMMENT: Politicised transport projects that flout proper process lead to hostility between residents and governments, and give planners a bad name,…
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Sydney Metro Stage 2, Martin Place station. Artist's impression: Transport for NSW

From Smart Cities 1.0 to 2.0: it’s not (only) about the tech

Australia has lagged behind some other countries in its investment in smart cities, but in retrospect that may not have…
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Photo: Hyperloop One

Should we believe the hyperloop?

Public anticipation for a super-high-speed land transport system has been spurred on this month, with exciting announcements from a pair…
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Melbourne Tram. Photo:

What a difference a month makes, but Victoria can still do more to get housing and planning right

To meet the needs of lower-income households, housing should be both affordable and located near public transport and other services,…
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