ITLS in the News

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Qantas announces it will buy eight Boeing Dreamliners on back of $975 million pre-tax profit 20 Aug 2015

    Channel 9 News and NBN

    Staff Member: Rico Merkert

    Channel 9 News and NBN interviewed Dr Rico Merkert about Qantas' plan for eight new 787 Dreamliners following a $505 million cash return for shareholders.

  • Geoffrey Clifton on 9 News 19 Aug 2015

    9 News

    Staff Member: Geoffrey Clifton

    Dr Geoffrey Clifton was interviewed about transport planners in NSW using information from Opal cards to determine commuters' traveling behaviours.

  • A fair tax to pay for hospitals and schools 18 Aug 2015

    ABC Radio National

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    ABC Radio National interviewed Professor David Hensher in a story about options for increasing revenue including raising the rate of GST and doubling the Medicare levy.

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