ITLS in the News

  • Geoffrey Clifton on 2SER 02 Dec 2017


    Staff Member: Geoffrey Clifton

    2SER Sydney interviewed Dr Geoffrey Clifton on changes to the Blue Mountains train line, including that it will no longer stop at Redfern Station.

  • Personal Preferences of Managers in Designing Sustainable Supply Chains 01 Dec 2017

    ITLS Thinking Outside the Box

    Staff Member: Behnam Fahimnia

    The growing interest of supply chain stakeholders (e.g., customers, governments, and non-governmental organisations) in sustainable practices have made organisations start rethinking the design of their supply chains by considering a set of environmental and social performance measures. Read more

  • Rego cashback for Sydney's regular toll road users to cost state up to $100 million 20 Nov 2017

    Sydney Morning Herald

    Staff Member: Martin Locke

    Sydney Morning Herald quoted Adjunct Professor Martin Locke from the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies about the NSW Government’s plans to introduce free car registration for motorists who spend more than $25 a week on toll roads. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.

  • Applying Best Practice in Public Transport Planning to an Urban Ferry System 14 Nov 2017

    ITLS Thinking Outside the Box

    Staff Member: Robin Sandell

    Sydney’s ferry system is a much loved part of the city’s public transport network. But is there a way to make ferries more useful for customers and to have them operate at less cost to the taxpayer?

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  • Corridor Protection for Infrastructure and Transport 26 Oct 2017

    ITLS Thinking Outside the Box

    Staff Member: Peter Thornton

    Infrastructure Australia (IA) recently released a paper in its reform series entitled “Corridor Protection” in which the case is argued for effective corridor protection for future infrastructure projects. In particular, the argument is advanced that the cost of acquiring the land needed to build tomorrow’s infrastructure is much less, in discounted cash flow terms, than would need to be expended in the future when, potentially, the land needed for such corridor may have been crowded out by urbanisation and other higher forms of land use. Read more

  • Arup's Airport Link traffic models 'totally and utterly absurd' 18 Oct 2017

    Australian Financial Review

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    Australian Financial Review mentioned Professor David Hensher in an article on Airport Link, Brisbane’s airport toll road.

  • NSW billion-dollar infrastructure 16 Oct 2017

    Roads Online

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    Roads Online mentioned Professor David Hensher will speak at the Annual NSW Major Projects Conference.

  • City of Sydney rallies residents against WestConnex plans 13 Oct 2017


    Staff Member: Michiel Bliemer

    Eco-Business quoted Michiel Bliemer on the pros and cons of WestConnex and alternative transport options, such as the City of Sydney’s recommendations to accelerate public transport plans and remove fees to access the airport by train.

  • Sydney congestion tax won't work: expert 03 Oct 2017

    AAP,, Yahoo!, SBS News, The Australian

    Staff Member: Michiel Bliemer

    Professor Michiel Bliemer was quoted about aproposed congestion tax in an AAP article syndicated on Yahoo!, SBS News, The Australian, and various other Australian outlets.

  • Australia urged to consider congestion charges but do they work? 03 Oct 2017


    Staff Member: Geoffrey Clifton

    SBS Online interviewed Dr Geoffrey Clifton about a report that suggested a congestion tax as a solution to increased commuting traffic in Sydney and Melbourne.

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