ITLS in the News

  • Feds inject funds to explore digital, evolving vehicle technologies 08 Mar 2017


    Staff Member: David Hensher

    The Director of the ITLS, Professor David Hensher, was quoted in CIO about the government's investment in intelligent transport systems research.

  • The benefits and beneficiaries of urban tollroad expansion 03 Mar 2017

    ITLS Thinking Outside the Box

    Staff Member: Christopher Standen

    After a nine-month investigation into the WestConnex tollroad, the Auditor-General has found the Commonwealth Government committed billions of taxpayers’ money to the scheme without appropriate advice. He also indicated that the funding did not provide value for money for taxpayers, and did not protect the government’s financial interests. These findings raise the question: if the scheme is a bad deal for taxpayers, then exactly whom does it benefit? Read more

  • Professor Michael Bell on ABC Radio National 02 Mar 2017

    ABC Radio National

    Staff Member: Michael Bell

    ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Michael Bell about the economics of ports in Australia.

  • WestConnex is a bad deal for motorists and taxpayers. Who is it good for? 27 Feb 2017

    The Guardian

    Staff Member: Christopher Standen

    The Guardian published an article by PhD candidate from the Business School, Christopher Standen, about the WestConnex project.

  • Professor Rico Merkert on ABC Coffs Coast 16 Feb 2017

    ABC Coffs Coast

    Staff Member: Rico Merkert

    Professor Rico Merkert was interviewed on ABC Coffs Coast about the importance of Graftion regional airport for the region.

  • Dr Matthew Beck on ABC News Sydney 14 Feb 2017

    ABC News Sydney

    Staff Member: Matthew Beck

    ABC News Sydney interviewed Dr Matthew Beck about the Federal Auditor General’s report on the funding of the WestConnex Motorway.

  • It shouldn't be this hard to get children to school 13 Feb 2017

    The Sydney Morning Herald, Age and Canberra Times

    Staff Member: Stephen Greaves

    The Sydney Morning Herald, Age and Canberra Times published an article authored by Professor Stephen Greaves about Sydney's traffic congestion during peak times such as the beginning of the school term.

  • I can't wait to get my Ls! A Perspective on High School Travel 09 Feb 2017

    ITLS Thinking Outside the Box

    Staff Member: Stephen Greaves

    Last week marked the end of the school holidays in Sydney and a resumption for many of frustrating levels of congestion as the 'school-run' resumed. Well over half of school children were driven, which is roughly double the levels when many of their parents would have been attending school, 25-30 years ago. How have we arrived at this situation and what can we do? Read more

  • Pedestrian safety needs to catch up to technology and put people before cars 07 Feb 2017

    Sydney Business Insights

    Staff Member: Adrian Ellison

    Sydney Business Insights republished an article co-authored by Adrian Ellison about how technology needs to be improved to increase pedestrian road safety.

  • Tigerair Australia gives up on Bali flights 03 Feb 2017

    The Rakyat Post (Malaysia), Indian Express, India, Gulf Times, UAE, CNBC, Malang Today, Indonesia, The New Paper, Singapore and NASDAQ, USA

    Staff Member: Rico Merkert

    The Rakyat Post (Malaysia), Indian Express, India, Gulf Times, UAE, CNBC, Malang Today, Indonesia, The New Paper, Singapore and NASDAQ, USA quoted Professor Rico Merkert about airline Tigerair Australia ceasing flights to Indonesia.

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