Jacob Saulwick

Jacob Saulwick

Jacob Saulwick is Transport Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald.

Details matter in the battle to get transport right

Jacob Saulwick "I thought this was going to be a simple case," said the Supreme Court judge, Michael Adams.

Give them the money, but Canberra should let the states decide

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Jacob Saulwick Late next year Tony Abbott's government will release a white paper on federal state relations. Here's something for it to consider: federal governments should get out of urban transport.

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Butterfly effect reveals Sydney roads system on brink of chaos

Jacob Saulwick Sydney traffic, it seems, can no longer cope when a butterfly flaps its wings.

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The data that proves Tony Abbott should change his mind on public transport

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Jacob Saulwick Tony Abbott has shown he does not mind changing his mind. Few commentators have written pieces arguing for the Coalition to pass carbon price legislation; incoming prime minister ''Axe the Tax''...

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Tunnel vision must come with more answers if it is road map for future


Jacob Saulwick Choose your adjective: city-changing; retrograde; transformative; overdue; ignorant; wasteful; visionary.

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Share with us, minister, we're listening

Jacob Saulwick Gladys Berejiklian is more likely to offer Edward Snowden asylum as a train driver than admit this fact, but it is a fact: the two most apparent transport initiatives her government will be able to...

Not on board with peculiar new custom

Jacob Saulwick When you catch a train or a bus in Sydney these days you're a ''customer''.

Pollies not quite over the rainbow

Jacob Saulwick No one comes out of the saga of the rainbow crossing looking particularly statesmanlike. Not Barry O'Farrell or Duncan Gay. But not their spike-haired bete noire Clover Moore, either.

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High-speed rail: the studied art of not getting things done

A high-speed train travelling to Guangzhou is seen running on Yongdinghe Bridge in Beijing, December 26, 2012. China opened the world's longest high-speed rail line between Beijing and the southern metropolis of Guangzhou on Wednesday. Picture taken December 26, 2012.

Jacob Saulwick High speed rail would be the best.

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