ITLS in the News

  • Voters split on transport funding 29 Sep 2015

    Northern Star

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    Regional newspapers nationally quoted Professor David Hensher and reported on the Business School's most recent Quarterly Transport Opinion Survey, which found Australians are almost evenly split on whether government infrastructure funds should go to roads or public transport.

  • David Hensher on 612 ABC Brisbane 29 Sep 2015

    612 ABC Brisbane

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    612 ABC Brisbane interviewed Professor David Hensher about public transport following the release of the quarterly Transport Opinion Survey.

  • Another way of thinking about Public Transport Delivery 26 Sep 2015

    Staff Member: David Emerson

    There are a limited number of ways currently used to organise the business of public transport, and it must be asked; are there other innovative ways of providing for the involvement of private enterprise in the provision of this essential urban service? Read more

  • The Viability and Economics of the proposed Inland Rail Project 23 Sep 2015

    SBS Radio

    Staff Member: Rico Merkert

    SBS Radio interviewed Dr Rico Merkert about the freight train line project connecting Brisbane and Melbourne.

  • A new metaphor might help bring about change 22 Sep 2015

    Staff Member: David Brown

    A common image we use to symbolise the function of our cities, misrepresents what’s really happening. It is now buried in popular use but if we challenge it, we might broaden the solutions we consider for the range of real transport problems. Read more

  • Malcolm Turnbull's cabinet: Jamie Briggs named Minister for Cities 20 Sep 2015

    Australian Financial Review

    Staff Member: John Stanley

    Adjunct Professor John Stanley quoted in the Australian Financial Review about the crucial role of public transport in making Australian cities more productive.

  • Goodbye traffic jams? 02 Sep 2015

    ABC Radio National

    Staff Member: Michiel Bliemer

    ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Michiel Bliemer about the need for investment in public transport rather than on new roads and tunnels to clear car congestion.

  • Bullet trains and the economics of high-speed railways 01 Sep 2015

    In The Black

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    Professor David Hensher is quoted in an article published by In The Black about the cost sand benefits of high-speed rail projects.

  • Rico Merkert on NBN and WIN 24 Aug 2015

    NBN News and WIN

    Staff Member: Rico Merkert

    Dr Rico Merkert was interviewed on NBN and WIN about Qantas replacing a number of their 747 planes with eight new 787 Dreamliners.

  • John Stanley on ABC News 24 24 Aug 2015

    ABC News 24

    Staff Member: John Stanley

    Adjunct Professor John Stanley was interviewed on ABC News 24 about how the housing, transport and infrastructure sectors are under increasing demand due to rapid population growth.

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