• What Should Victoria Replace the Myki Card With?

    What Should Victoria Replace the Myki Card With?

    With fewer people using public transport and more working from home due to the COVID pandemic, public transport agencies need to do everything they can to encourage more people to use their services. An essential step is to make the ticketing and payment process as easy as possible. That means it needs to keep pace…

  • Extreme Commuting: I Am An Extreme Moron

    I’m a planner. I plan stuff in ridiculous detail. And yet despite having mapped out every element of my trips for this week’s Victorian extreme commuting experiment, I foolishly forgot to fully check one of the most obvious factors: trackwork.

  • Extreme Commuting Victoria: From Southern Cross To Seymour

    Back in January I carried out an extreme commuting experiment where I travelled to the furthest reaches of the Sydney commuter train network to see how feasible/exhausting/attractive those journeys were. This week I’m armed with a Myki card and repeating the experiment in Victoria — but with a few new twists.