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Notice regarding digital issue pricing

When first establishing the digital pricing of Transit Australia we were advised that we should use the Apple Store pricing tiers and that pricing from other outlets would reflect those prices. We set the price as low as possible to help promote sales.

In mid-October, without notice, Apple changed all of its pricing levels resulting in price increases at all outlets. These increases are somewhat steep, but when we examined the new pricing tiers, we discovered that the next level down in price is lower than the original prices and one that we cannot sustain.

It would seem that there is little that we can do other than apologise to subscribers.

Transit Australia

The journal follows developments in the urban passenger transport industry across Australia and New Zealand.

Published monthly by Transit Australia Digital.

Transit Australia Journal

The journal is unique in that it considers all modes: Both heavy and light rail, ferry and bus, as well as occasional feature articles focussing on information, fares and ticketing, new technologies, accessibility and some of the political and environmental aspects of urban passenger transport; all considered within the context of the relationship between land use planning and transport.

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A guide to abbreviations that appear in TA from time to time


Back Issues DVD Transit Australia Back Issues Volume 2

Back Issues on DVD

Reproductions of Transit Australia
and its predecessors Tram Tracks and Electric Traction

Volume 1
Tram Tracks – 1946 - 1949
Electric Traction – 1949 - 1970

Available now!

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Posted within Australia $AUD25
Posted overseas $AUD30

Back Issues DVD Volume 1

Volume 2
Electric Traction – 1971 - 1986
Transit Australia – 1987 - 1995
We have become aware that the quality of the scanning of some earlier issues is not to a high enough standard. The DVD will not be available until this is corrected.
Watch here for updates.

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Posted within Australia $AUD25
Posted overseas $AUD30


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April 2017 Issue:

Current Transit Australia CoverFeatures
Make housing affordable and cut road congestion all at once? Here's a way
WestConnex audit offers another $17b lesson in how not to fund infrastructure
Melbourne – the new Heatherdale Station
Roe 8 fails the test of responsible 21st century infrastructure planning
Australian EMU Fleets 2016
UITP on the eBus
Melbourne Southern Cross to Maryborough
Gold Coast Light Rail extension works
Plus Regulars


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March 2017

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