In an interview published in today’s Australian Financial Review, HASSELL consultant Daniel Bennett and principal Ross de la Motte talk about the rail infrastructure required for Australian cities to remain liveable as congestion rises and start building links across cities.

“At least $2 billion to $3 billion needs to be spent each year on heavy rail alone in each of our capital cities,” said Ross de la Motte, managing principal of Hassell, the architectural firm that expanded Sydney’s metropolitan rail network, designing the Epping to Chatswood rail link. “The pressure of living in cities is so great – the congestion, the pollution, the noise and the dust – that people are yearning for a better way of experiencing their life.”

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