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Roads and Transport Need to Match Population Rates

Public transport in Australia has been a real topic of debate these last years, especially compared to the rest of the world. While countries such as Singapore and China have a thriving metro system, Australia has only just recently got on board with its metro routes. The most recent addition is Sydney Metro. Since we’re a little behind everyone else,

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New Parking Rules and Technology in Australia

It’s true that people aren’t the biggest fans of street parking. They’re even less friendly when there’s parking meters to battle with. So the City of Greater Geelong came up with the new and brilliant plan to impose a new parking rule. Each driver has to manually put in their rego into the parking meter before being allowed to get

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The Future of Car Parks – Automated Parking Systems

Picture a parking lot. You’re seeing a huge concrete building right? Neat yellow or white lines to indicate where your vehicle should be parked? Now, with tech advancements coming our way, these concrete buildings will be a thing of the past. And even though we’re way behind Marty McFly’s vision of 2015, pretty soon we’ll be hovering our way to

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Autonomous Vehicles: Driving, Stopping, Parking?

The concept of self-driving vehicles isn’t new, since it’s been talked about for the last few years. Testing has been done and some companies have even begun making them available to people. Despite still being tested out, it’s only a matter of time before driverless vehicles become the new normal way of getting around. When this happens, we need to

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What Will Stamp Duty Declines Mean for Future Taxes?

Purchasing a new property is always both an exciting and cautious time in your life. You want to make sure that you’ve got everything ready, enough funds for things such as stamp duty, mortgage deposits and in some cases, lenders mortgage insurance. However, in recent months, the state of Victoria is worried that the decline in stamp duty taxes will

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What Changes is Sydney Metro Making to Current Public Transport?

The day has finally arrived where Sydneysiders will be able to experience the new Sydney Metro line that will be opening on Sunday May 26 this year. The metro line has opened up 8 new stations and upgraded 5 current stations, bringing it to a total of 13 stations that the metro services will be operating between. The metro lines

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Are Fewer Car Parks going to Solve Our Congestion Problem?

When you think of traffic congestion, the first thing that comes to mind is countless vehicles bumper-to-bumper, horns blaring from impatient drivers and the slow inching forward of traffic. There are so many things that cause traffic congestion, but one proposed solution is simply lessening the number of vehicles on the road. To force this change, the Moreland City Council

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Community Update: Pets on Public Transport

Everyone has heard of the saying: Dogs are a man’s best friend. Unfortunately in Australia, this isn’t always the case, as dogs and other pets aren’t allowed onto the buses and trains we use to get places. The pet-friendly community has come together once again, this time to petition to change the laws involving allowing pets onto public transport. With

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