ITLS in the News

  • Asset recycling – a case study in communication? 20 Apr 2015

    ITLS Thinking Outside the Box

    Staff Member: Matthew Beck

    Asset (or capital) recycling was a contentious issue in the  recent New South Wales state election. It is controversial because while the  language refers to leases, it is effectively part-privatisation; no physical  asset that the government leases can be expected to still be in existence in  2115. Read more

  • Matthew Beck on Triple J Hack 15 Apr 2015

    Triple J Hack

    Staff Member: Matthew Beck

    Matthew Beck from was interviewed on Triple J's Hack about the division of car taxes collected by the federal government.

  • How 'Opal Runners' beat the system 15 Apr 2015

    2SER FM

    Staff Member: Corinne Mulley and Geoffrey Clifton

    Professor Corinne Mulley and Dr Geoffrey Clifton were interviewed by 2SER about how 'Opal Card Runners' are using loopholes in the system to minimise costs and make business.

  • Do more roads really mean less congestion for commuters? 13 Apr 2015

    The Conversation

    Staff Member: Matthew Beck and Michiel Bliemer

    The Conversation publishes an opinion piece authored by Matthew Beck and Michiel Bliemer about whether building more roads leads to less congestion.

  • How much is too much for Sydney toll roads? 12 Apr 2015

    Sydney Morning Herald

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    The Sydney Morning Herald quotes Professor David Hensher in a story about the pricing of tollways.

  • WestConnex has a number of issues: What are they? 05 Apr 2015

    Sydney Morning Herald

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    The Sydney Morning Herald reports on internal government documents that show there are still no usage estimates for the $11.5 billion WestConnex project. Professor David Hensher is quoted in the article.

  • Going nowhere: No transport of delight as commuters lose faith 01 Apr 2015


    Staff Member: David Hensher

    MX reports on a University of Sydney Business School study revealing Australians are not anticipating improvements to roads or public transport despite promises in the recent NSW election campaigns. Professor David Hensher was quoted about the length and investment in projects.

  • Confidence in transport plummets - survey 01 Apr 2015

    Transport and Logistics News

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    Transport and Logistics News reports on the results of the Transport Opinion Survey. Professor David Hensher is quoted in the article.

  • Public permission soars on road infrastructure: survey 31 Mar 2015

    Australasian Transport News

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    Professor David Hensher is quoted in an article about the results of the Interfleet Transport Opinion Survey produced by the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies.

  • What international airlines can learn from the Germanwings crash 27 Mar 2015

    SBS Radio News

    Staff Member: Rico Merkert

    Dr Rico Merkert is interviewed by SBS Radio News about what international airlines can learn from the recent Germanwings crash.

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