Focus issue 178 June 2013
Infrastructure planning in a rapidly changing world
By Jose Luis Irigoyen
The need for access to good quality, reliable infrastructure is universal, yet the ‘access gap’ remains very large.
Transport in Asian megacities gives planning insights
By Surya Raj Acharya
By adopting rail as the backbone of the urban transport system, developed Asian megacities have turned the challenge of moving millions into running public transport systems as profitable businesses.
The key to turbocharging our infrastructure
By Megan Motto
Australia has a solid foundation, strong reputation and industry support for fundamental change. Leadership is the key to unlock the potential.
The infrastructure dilemma: effective planning is critical
By Max Lay
Modern society is replete with examples of where the existing infrastructure is inadequate and where there are few signs that the situation will improve in the foreseeable future.
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