Monday, May 25, 2015

Same as in US, #publictransit funds in Australia held hostage to billionaire agenda

The Guardian: "Trad warns creeping congestion and over-capacity will cost the Queensland economy about $3bn a year by 2020.

Only a combination of better public transport and better roads will ease the pressure, she says, and the commonwealth should chip in for both without strings attached."

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

What we have is well and truly broken

Toowoomba Chronicle: "Every time people are consulted about living in Toowoomba the lack of public transport is raised as an issue.

The system we have at the moment is a fig leaf hiding the naked reality that what we have is well and truly broken, if it ever worked at all."