Infrastructure & transport

The ACT wants public servants on e-bikes

Public servants in the ACT may soon be using e-bikes to get between meetings, following the announcement of a new ACT government initiative to promote sustainable and active transport.

High-speed rail? At $200 billion we’d better get it right

As an urban rail activist, academic and commentator, including a spell on Infrastructure Australia, I can say from the start I was delighted that we have a consortium prepared to…

NZ: EV package to stimulate sustainable transport uptake

Westpac NZ has responded positively to the New Zealand government’s freshly released package of measures to stimulate electric vehicle uptake with the announcement of a new leasing product for institutional…

Melbourne puts Metro Tunnel to market

Just a day after announcing it will fully fund the Metro Tunnel rail project, the Victorian government has put the project out to market, with Expressions of Interest now being…

WA allows bikes on footpaths

Western Australia has announced all cyclists can legally ride on footpaths, following South Australia, Queensland, the ACT, Northern Territory and Tasmania. NSW and Victoria are the only states left where riding…

Bathurst Burr: Our lost opportunity with stormwater

Owners of properties in Sydney with rain tanks, detention and retention tanks – anything that keeps rain water on site – can claim reduced stormwater charges in their Sydney Water…