Travel to work in Australian cities: 1976–2011

@article{Mees2014TravelTW,
  title={Travel to work in Australian cities: 1976–2011},
  author={Paul Mees and Lucy Groenhart},
  journal={Australian Planner},
  year={2014},
  volume={51},
  pages={66 - 75}
}
This paper seeks to contribute to a reconsideration of Australian urban transport policy by presenting and analysing data on travel patterns in Australia's seven capital cities (Canberra, plus the six state capitals) over the last 35 years. It uses data from the Australian census, which includes a question on the mode of transport used to travel to work since 1976. Travel modes are presented by city, including car drivers, train, tram, bus and ferry, and walking and cycling. A key finding was… 
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