ITLS in the News

  • Do more roads really mean less congestion for commuters? 27 Apr 2017

    Sydney Business Insights

    Staff Member: Matthew Beck and Michiel Bliemer

    Sydney Business Insights republished an article by Matthew Beck and Michiel Bliemer about congestion in major cities.

  • Toll Roads – a view after 25 years 27 Apr 2017

    ITLS Thinking Outside the Box

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    Tolled roads in Australia have been around now for over 25 years (excluding bridge crossings) and have created camps of supporters and dissenters. Have they delivered value for money (to whom?) and have they reached their use by date as a preferred way to fund and deliver road infrastructure? In looking back over 25 years this think piece crystallises some of the key elements of the toll road journey, raising questions about whether it is time to transition away from road-specific pricing to network pricing reform. Read more

  • Plan to build thousands of new homes triggers concern over Sydney's transport 26 Apr 2017

    Xinhua (China), China.org (China), Sina (China) and Asia Pacific Daily (Hong Kong)

    Staff Member: Geoffrey Clifton

    Xinhua (China), China.org (China), Sina (China) and Asia Pacific Daily (Hong Kong) quoted Dr Geoffrey Clifton about the NSW transport department refusing to support a draft plan to create thousands of new homes in Sydney's northern beaches.

  • Sanral looks to toll alternatives 21 Apr 2017

    Business Day

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    Professor David Hensher was quoted by Business Day (South Africa) about alternatives to e-tolls to fund road construction in South Africa.

  • Geoffrey Clifton in Xinhua, Yahoo!, Business Standard and Asia Pacific Daily 20 Apr 2017

    Xinhua (China), Yahoo! (India), Business Standard (India) and Asia Pacific Daily (Hong Kong)

    Staff Member: Geoffrey Clifton

    Xinhua (China), Yahoo! (India), Business Standard (India) and Asia Pacific Daily (Hong Kong) quoted Dr Geoffrey Clifton about a new NSW government report that indicates a number of Sydney train stations are at risk of overcrowding to the point of being dangerous.

  • Geoffrey Clifton on ABC TV 12 Apr 2017

    ABC News

    Staff Member: Geoffrey Clifton

    Dr Geoffrey Clifton was interviewed on ABC News (Sydney) about the Auditor General’s report on Sydney’s train services.

  • Destination city 07 Apr 2017

    Sydney Business Insights

    Staff Member: Corinne Mulley

    Sydney Business Insights republished an article written by Corinne Mulley about whether public transport will keep pace with Australia's capital cities' rapidly growing populations.

  • Airbus, Boeing close in on Qantas' long haul dream: The Kangaroo route non-stop 07 Apr 2017

    The Sydney Morning Herald, Age, Canberra Times, The Guardian and Daily Mail

    Staff Member: Rico Merkert

    The Sydney Morning Herald, Age, and Canberra Times quoted Professor Rico Merkert about aircraft capable of flying non-stop commercial flights from Sydney to London.

  • Airbus, Boeing deliver Sydney-London non-stop for Qantas (if fuel prices comply) 07 Apr 2017

    Australian Financial Review

    Staff Member: Rico Merkert

    Professor Rico Merkert was quoted in the Australian Financial Review about Qantas' potential non-stop flights from Sydney to London.

  • Non-stop Sydney-to-London flights could happen by 2022, says Qantas 06 Apr 2017

    Guardian (UK), Telegraph (UK), Reuters (Canada, US), Yahoo! (US, Canada, India, Singapore), MSN (US), CNBC (US), The Business Times (Singapore) and Times of India

    Staff Member: Rico Merkert

    Guardian (UK), Telegraph (UK), Reuters (Canada, US), Yahoo! (US, Canada, India, Singapore), MSN (US), CNBC (US), The Business Times (Singapore) and Times of India quoted Professor Rico Merkert from the Business School about aircraft capable of flying non-stop commercial flights from Sydney to London.

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