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AUG
14

What to do about congestion

Monday, 14 August 2017

Whether they call it “traffic”, “jams”, “gridlock” or “congestion”, drivers everywhere are tired of it. Authorities in cities all over the world are trying to find ways to reduce it. Some take a supply approach – build more roads – and others take a demand approach – try to change the way people travel around.

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JUL
24

The cost of getting around in Sydney

Monday, 24 July 2017

The average household in Sydney pays more to get around by car and public transport than any others in Australia. They spend a whopping $22,238 per year and $848 more than last year, which swallows 17.2% of their average income.

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MAY
01

How driving takes its tolls

Monday, 01 May 2017

The greenslip.com.au team wonders how many motorists in Sydney know just how much they spend on road tolls.

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MAR
13

Do toll roads give us what we pay for?

Monday, 13 March 2017

Some toll roads in Sydney are so congested during peak hours that travelling times are much lower than forecast. Even so, drivers are paying the same tolls on each trip. Is it fair that we pay tolls whether or not we have a fast or predictable journey?

Read more: Do toll roads give us what we pay for?

 
DEC
14

Why 40 could be the new 50

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

You’ve probably heard that 60 is the new 70, or 20 is the new 30, but it usually means looking younger. Now speed limits are doing something similar. Researchers from Queensland University of Technology are suggesting a new, local street speed limit of 40kmh – all over Australia.

Read more: Why 40 could be the new 50

   

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