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Speaking with: Crystal Legacy on the politics of transport infrastructure

By Dallas Rogers / Published by The Conversation.

As our cities continue to grow, it is virtually impossible to escape the tangle of peak-hour congestion. But with governments focused on reducing deficits, only one or two transport infrastructure projects are likely to be implemented.

So how are decisions about which infrastructure to build made? And how much of a say do the people who actually use the transport system have in which projects are prioritised?

'The lights of Broadway', Sydney
Above: The lights of Broadway', Sydney / by Ivan Vanderbyl.

Dallas Rogers spoke with Crystal Legacy about the politics of transport infrastructure, and the role urban planning can play in democratising the process of funding and implementing projects.

By Dallas Rogers / Published by The Conversation on 28 August 2015

Listen to the interview at The Conversation.

Photo: The lights of Broadway', Sydney / Ivan Vanderbyl / Licensed under Creative Commons BY-NC 2.0.

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