ITLS in the News

  • Road pricing reform – a getting started idea 03 Oct 2017

    ITLS Thinking Outside the Box

    Staff Member: David Hensher and Michiel Bliemer

    While it is recognised through numerous inquiries and research related activities that road pricing reform is necessary if we are ever to tame traffic congestion to ‘acceptable’ levels, and the theory is well established on how to price travel under congested conditions, the challenge has always been on how to get started in a way that can demonstrate the merits of a reform scheme without having to have a total system implementation. Read more

  • How More Self-Driving Cars Could Make Traffic Worse And Cost Us More Money 25 Sep 2017

    HuffPost Australia, Wheels Magazine, ITWire, The Register (UK), WOW (US)

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    HuffPost Australia, Wheels Magazine, ITWire, The Register (UK) and WOW (US) reported on research from the Business School into Australia’s attitudes towards self-driving cars, which would contribute to traffic congestion on roads. Professor David Hensher from the Institute of Transport and Logistic Studies was quoted.

  • People take to their bikes when we make it safer and easier for them 07 Sep 2017

    The Conversation

    Staff Member: Stephen Greaves and Christopher Standen

    Professor Stephen Greaves and Christopher Standen wrote about how small investment in cycling infrastructure, combined with less punitive policing, would enable more Australians to escape daily traffic congestion in The Conversation.

  • Mobility as a Service (MaaS) and modal capacity shortfall 31 Aug 2017

    ITLS Thinking Outside the Box

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    Mobility as a Service (MaaS) is talked about a lot as the new approach to delivering transport services that are better tailored to the needs of travellers than the existing modal services that, with exceptions, do not allow switching between all possible modes. Read more

  • Qantas delivers second-highest profit ever 28 Aug 2017

    The Sydney Morning Herald

    Staff Member: Rico Merkert

    The Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Rico Merkert on Qantas’ recent strong financial performance. The article was syndicated across Fairfax media.

  • Opal figures show skyrocketing passenger demand on Sydney train lines 17 Aug 2017

    Sydney Morning Herald, Age, WA Today

    Staff Member: Geoffrey Clifton

    Dr Geoffrey Clifton was quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald, Age, WA Today and other Fairfax publications about recent data on passenger demand for trains in Sydney.

  • Sharing must work in a transport future 31 Jul 2017

    ITLS Thinking Outside the Box

    Staff Member: Corinne Mulley and John Nelson

    Doesn’t everyone think that sharing is a good idea – especially for everyone else? Of course there is always an element of “I know that if everyone else shares I won’t have to” Read more

  • Time for toll road charge overhaul, say experts 29 Jul 2017

    Sydney Morning Herald

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    Professor David Hensher was quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald about the increase in toll roads around Sydney.

  • David Hensher on ABC Illawarra 26 Jul 2017

    ABC Illawarra

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    Professor David Hensher was interviewed on ABC Illawarra about toll roads, including the new F6 extension between Sydney and Illawarra.

  • Toll roads can improve quality of life, NRMA says, but do time savings outweigh the cost? 25 Jul 2017

    ABC Online

    Staff Member: Stephen Greaves

    ABC Online quoted Professor Stephen Greaves about an NRMA report that found toll roads could improve quality of life.

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