Jason Dowling has been a reporter at The Age for more than a decade. After breaking a significant number of stories for The Sunday Age as state political reporter, Jason was appointed City Editor for The Age. Jason has rotated through various areas of the paper including sport, business and general reporting.
Josh Gordon and Jason Dowling Long-demanded rail link to Melbourne airport will be included in an expanded Metro rail tunnel plan.
Jason Dowling Port Melbourne residents fear a perfect storm in traffic congestion from the $1.6 billion Port of Melbourne expansion and the 250-hectare Fishermans Bend urban renewal plan.
Adam Carey and Jason Dowling The proposed Melbourne Metro rail tunnel will still deliver passengers into the city centre, despite the Napthine government's recent decision to scrap plans to tunnel beneath Swanston Street.
Jason Dowling There is no train to Melbourne Airport - but how about a helicopter?
Jason Dowling Public Transport Ombudsman has received more than 8000 complaints in two years - with many about the myki ticketing system.
Jason Dowling International planning experts have called for a major overhaul of the development of Docklands with smaller intimate spaces and better connections to the seven kilometres of waterfront.
Jason Dowling A planned 50-storey apartment and hotel development on the front step of Queen Victoria Market could be the first of a swag of new high-rise towers to overlook the market.
Jason Dowling Late-night shopping and restaurants as well as "pop-up" seasonal shops will be encouraged as part of a new four-year 40-point strategy to guide retail and hospitality in central Melbourne.
Jason Dowling It is a peaceful, beautiful site 15 metres beneath the flowing tides at the entrance to Port Phillip Bay.
Jason Dowling Assaults and thefts recorded at train stations hit a five-year high in the first year protective services officers were deployed, police crime statistics show.
Jason Dowling Over-height trucks have forced lane closures in CityLink tunnels more than a dozen times in the past year, causing major traffic delays and 'an unsafe environment for other drivers'.
Jason Dowling Cities should retain and transform their old industrial eyesores into modern open space, the man who helped create Manhattan's famous West Side High Line urban park says.
Jason Dowling The number of people killed on Victoria's roads has plummeted by more than 16 per cent, with the state on course for a historic low annual road toll.
Jason Dowling Debate about overseas migration and population growth is ridiculous because Victoria has embraced faster growth in the past, Planning Minister Matthew Guy said.
Jason Dowling Mr Guy said a rail link to the airport was ''something that the government is looking at and has looked at both publicly and behind the scenes''.
Jason Dowling In less than four decades the east-west link from the Eastern Freeway to M80 Ring Road, the north-east link completing the ring road, an outer ring road, the Melbourne metro rail project, new railway...
Jason Dowling A 40-year vision for Melbourne will move to reduce urban sprawl with tighter urban boundaries.
Jason Dowling Critics emerging to take swings at the motoring group over its forthright support for the east-west link.
Jason Dowling Borrowing big could be the answer to boosting Victoria's public transport network, according to the state's public transport boss.
Royce Millar and Jason Dowling Victorians will never get to see the economic rationale for the state's most expensive transport project, with the Napthine government ruling out public release of the business case for the...