Saturday, May 18, 2013

Private auto footprint a nation security issue

Defence have special case for parking sites in Triangle: "If people at Russell need to undertake personal business during their lunch breaks they must travel to Civic or Fyshwick because of the lack of facilities at Russell. They have little choice but to drive because they cannot rely on public transport to get them there and back in time."

'via Blog this'

Monday, May 6, 2013

Car culture promoters admit their product chokes economies, propose road-pricing

Charging drivers to use roads a solution to traffic congestion: report | CarAdvice: "“This is challenging the established view of the car as something owned and mostly driven by just one person, which sits idle when that driver is not behind the wheel.”"

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Western Australia carers get free off-peak public transport

Australasian Bus News: "More than 8,500 Western Australian carers can ride free on any Transperth bus, train or ferry service during off-peak periods from today.

Carers who hold a Carers Health Care Card and receive the Commonwealth Carer Payment can now travel for free between 9am and 3.30pm on weekdays and free all day at weekends and on public holidays."