Opinion

Making the switch: What will Canberra's commute look like in the future?

By Frank Jotzo
Updated March 7 2019 - 1:51am, first published March 4 2019 - 1:08pm

In 25 years' time, how will people get around Canberra? Mostly in electric cars, buses, light rail, bikes and on foot. Many of the cars will be self-driving and shared, dropping off or picking up, with no parking needed in city or suburban centres. Diesel and petrol engines will be unusual and considered a nuisance.

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