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Transport NSW | Addressing commuter congestion

30 May 2018

  There has been a lot of news this week around public transport infrastructure and commuting in New South Wales. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, around 320,000 commuters descend each day on Sydney CBD. Just over 70 per cent of them make the journey by public transport.However, another report released this week from Property […]

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Does the Federal Budget infrastructure spending address the nation’s transport issues?

11 May 2018

The Federal budget announced $75bn 10-year infrastructure funding to continue to improve Australia’s transportation network. However, are these the right infrastructure investments to move Australia’s transport network in the right direction and provide a long term solution that meets the increasing demand? We look at a few of the big announcements made in this year’s Federal […]

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Melbourne Airport parking – a balancing act

30 Apr 2018

Following the ACCC report on Melbourne Airport parking, many have been calling for a cap on parking prices, amid concerns motorists are being ripped off. However, the report also highlights how Melbourne is actually one of the most competitive airports in Australia when it comes to airport car park pricing. With the growing number of […]

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Data shows cheaper CBD parking spots are just down the road

23 Apr 2018

UbiPark recently featured in the Sunday Herald Sun (April 22nd, 2018) about how to find the cheapest car parks in the Melbourne CBD. CEO, Mosstyn Howell, provided his comments to Herald Sun Transport reporter, Kieran Rooney.         Motorists looking for parking in Melbourne’s CBD are paying a premium by not shopping around, […]

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More train station car parking coming to Melbourne – a positive or a political Football?

19 Apr 2018

Last week, both the State Government and opposition announced their plans to provide more train station parking at key locations throughout Melbourne. The announcement was published in The Age recently, Premier Daniel Andrews wants to put in over 2,000 new and upgraded car parking spaces at Belgrave, Sandown Park, Epping and Craigieburn, with other stations […]

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On-street parking availability now live on the UbiPark app!

18 Apr 2018

UbiPark are excited to announce the release of the much anticipated on-street parking availability!   The City of Melbourne is our first city to introduce the on-street data feed with many more cities to be added.   Cities are notoriously tough to navigate during peak periods, and finding convenient street parking can be equally as […]

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