transport

More bustitution thoughts

In the mainstream media, they have word limits. Even online, they have to keep it succinct. Blogs have no such limits, so I apologise not only for revisiting this topic again, but also for rambling on so long. Bustitution looms again over the summer, with large scale rail closures on the Mernda line underway now, and the Cranbourne/Pakenham, Gippsland and Frankston lines to be replaced by buse

driving, transport

King in your car

Tony Abbott, in a way, was right: "The humblest person is king in his own car."Tony Abbott, Battlelines I can see his point here. I don't know about them being humble, but (especially as a pedestrian or a cyclist) you see plenty of people in their cars who think they are royalty. The problem is Abbott believes this should be accommodated and encouraged, by building new roads (no matter h