ITLS in the News

  • The high cost of housing and how to reduce it 12 Jul 2017

    ITLS Thinking Outside the Box

    Staff Member: Michael Bell

    There is a debate about whether the current high cost of housing in Australian cities like Melbourne, and especially Sydney, is caused by excessive demand or insufficient supply. Read more

  • Sydney’s toll roads: Expert confirms drivers are getting ripped off 11 Jul 2017

    The Daily Telegraph

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    The Daily Telegraph quoted Professor David Hensher on toll roads in Sydney and whether drivers are prepared to pay more if time savings were guaranteed.

  • How do you make toll roads fairer? 11 Jul 2017

    2UE Sydney, 2GB and ABC Radio

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    Professor David Hensher was interviewed on 2UE Sydney and 2GB about different ways to operate toll roads. ABC Radio Sydney mentioned Professor Hensher was quoted in the Daily Telegraph about the topic

  • Sydney commuters spending more than $8000 a year on toll roads 10 Jul 2017

    The Daily Telegraph

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    The Daily Telegraph quoted Professor David Hensher on the number of toll roads in Sydney and whether road users should be compensated if journey time is not what is promised.

  • Light rail construction derails small businesses 06 Jul 2017

    City Hub

    Staff Member: Geoffrey Clifton

    City Hub quoted Dr Geoffrey Clifton about issues surrounding the construction of the light rail through the Sydney CBD.

  • Matthew Beck on triple j Hack 04 Jul 2017

    triple j Hack

    Staff Member: Matthew Beck

    Matthew Beck was interviewed on triple j Hack about cycling.

  • Shrinking supply chains, greater welfare? 28 Jun 2017

    ITLS Thinking Outside the Box

    Staff Member: Michael Bell

    Recent tectonic shifts in the global economy are challenging the ocean container shipping sector. Read more

  • Why touted public transport savings from competitive tendering are too high 16 Jun 2017

    Urban Melbourne

    Staff Member: John Stanley and David Hensher

    Urban Melbourne republished an article from The Conversation by John Stanley and David Hensher about why estimations of public transport savings from competitive tendering are too high.

  • The flagship Google feature that could have bolstered Google Flights’ launch 15 Jun 2017

    The New Daily

    Staff Member: Rico Merkert

    Professor Rico Merkert was quoted by The New Daily about the introduction of 'Google Flights' into Australia.

  • Autonomous Cars: Placing them in Context 14 Jun 2017

    ITLS Thinking Outside the Box

    Staff Member: David A. Hensher and John Stanley

    The Roads Australia National Conference  in Sydney (May 31, June 1, 2017) had a lot of presentations on autonomous cars  (ACs); and despite some suggesting we should go directly to level 5 fully  autonomous cars (in next few years), and with 5G communications we will then  also solve safety and have no congestion on our roads, some of us question this Read more

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