Infrastructure & transport

Community needs to be taken on the driverless car ride

Driverless cars, or autonomous vehicles (AVs), will be the biggest change to transport since the invention of wheel, according to Infrastructure Partnerships Australia, but the technology is set to struggle if governments can’t get the currently hesitant community onboard.

Highway Traffic at Sunset. Tilt Shift Concept Photo. Traffic in Las Vegas Nevada, USA.

Managing and reducing parking congestion through smart technology

Currently there are increasing population levels in Australian cities and a well-known negative impact on the urban environment of a larger population is an increase in congestion, on both major and minor arterial roads.

WA government ups spending on cycling infrastructure

The WA government will spend $129 million over four years on cycling infrastructure in Perth, with an undertaking to better integrate projects with the METRONET transport project.

aerial view of Sydney Airport Mascot

Could Sydney Airport become a stranded asset?

Ridiculous! Sydney Airport at Mascot is Australia’s busiest! After all, it contributes directly and indirectly six per cent of NSW’s economic activity and almost 300,000 jobs. Its growth is currently very strong.

SkyConnex next for Sydney?

While we’ve been busy working out how driverless cars will fit with our evolving world and how we need to repurpose our buildings and cities to fit – just a fragment of the topics at our upcoming Tomorrowland event – some people have been working on flying cars.

Arrivals looking beautiful at your local train platform

Infrastructure is no longer just about engineering. A growing number of major transport projects are turning to leading architects to make the humble train station or light rail stop into a thing of beauty.