What can Melbourne learn from megacities?
We can understand
But it’s not alone, Beijing, and Washington are facing the same problem, and other megacities have their own issues. Bangkok is home to some of the world’s worst traffic jams,
Osaka is number 4 on the World’s Most Liveable list with just under 20 million people, but it’s Tokyo that stands as the biggest outlier. by around 12 million, Tokyo is home to roughly 38 million people, and it sits at number 8 on the
Japan as a whole is renowned for its incredible train network. Thecan reach speeds of 320km/h that have cut a 6 and a half-hour drive into a 2 and a half hour streamlined journey. Tokyo itself is home to a dense network of train, subway and bus lines to the point where driving is almost completely unnecessary. The network is very rarely delayed, it’s clean, safe and the cover is so extensive you’d be hard-pressed to find somewhere it can’t take you. Melbourne’s public transport isn’t bad, and there are currently a number of projects both on the go and in the pipeline aimed at increasing its reach and efficiency. While has a pretty good reach of Victoria, (with the help of Buses), the service is often questionable, and we’re still waiting for the mythical