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Melbourne Airport Rail: a patronage discussion

When Melbourne Airport Rail opens, and even if air travel resumes its pre-COVID growth, the trains could be less than half-full at the busiest time of day.
SkyBus and airport trains together could take one-third of journeys to and from the airport. This is a high mode share by Australian standards, but continued growth means that traffic queues on the Tullamarine Freeway will not disappear.
There are of course many uncertainties that could affect these predictions; air travel might not recover to pre-COVID levels, especially if we get our act together on emissions reduction.

Infrastructure Victoria’s 30-year strategy: confusing and incomplete

Infrastructure Victoria’s draft 30-year infrastructure strategy is confusing and disappointing. It needs to embrace much stronger commitments to change. We must urgently eliminate harmful emissions and rein in our ecological footprint; IV’s strategy will not help us achieve this.

Induced travel: how quickly do people adapt?

INDUCED travel due to changes in the transport network is a well-known phenomenon. For many years, it was ignored in transport modelling, by accounting only for re-routeing of trips rather than mode shifts or origin and/or destination changes. Nowadays, most modelling includes it, thus producing variable trip matrices between scenarios rather than fixed ones. AContinue reading “Induced travel: how quickly do people adapt?”

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