Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Free Transport for All

I recently had a "letter to the editor" published in the local newspaper (Inner West Courier) in Sydney. Follow the link in the title if you are unable to read the small font below:

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

The Public Transport Bandwagon

In Sydney, over the last few months, something has been built. It isn’t something you can touch or something you can see, but nevertheless it now exists. It is the Public Transport Bandwagon. More and more influential people are starting to get on board the bandwagon and the media are even starting to look forward (for a change). Read More.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Free Public Transit a solution to crowds and violence

Providing free public transport for people leaving clubs late at night could help prevent alcohol-related violence, an inquiry has heard.
Clubs Queensland chief executive Doug Flockhart said a common sense approach was needed to stem violence, not new regulations and laws.
Mr Flockhart said governments and councils needed to treat each night of operation in entertainment precincts as a special event.
He said special events such as football matches involved free transport and other amenities....