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Riding in cars with dogs: millions of trips a week tell us transport policy...

Having a pet dog turns out to be a highly car-dependent affair. Dog owners depend very heavily on their cars to transport and care for their pets. Our recently published study estimates that dog owners make...
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City-wide trial shows how road use charges can reduce traffic jams

A trial of 1,400 drivers across Melbourne suggests time-of-use charges can be effective in easing traffic congestion. Road congestion in large Australian cities is estimated to cost more than A$16 billion a year. Economists...
this is how regional rail can help ease our big cities’ commuter crush

This is how regional rail can help ease our big cities’ commuter crush

Rail investments have brought Ballarat, Geelong and other regional centres closer in travel time to Melbourne than many outer suburbs. In Sydney and Melbourne, the squeeze is on. Population is booming; house prices are...