ITLS in the News

  • Rico Merkert on 2CC Canberra 30 May 2016

    2CC Canberra

    Staff Member: Rico Merkert

    Dr Rico Merkert was quoted by 2CC Canberra about research from the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies which found Australia’s major airlines are among the most efficient and resilient in the world.

  • Making Money from Data 27 May 2016

    Forge. Vol 2 | No 2 | 2016

    Staff Member: Jyotirmoyee Bhattacharjya

    Dr Jyotirmoyee Bhattacharjya was quoted by Forge about the increase in the amount of data, resulting in more opportunities to understand customers and the market.

  • Smart Cities, Smart Thinking about Innovative Financing? 26 May 2016

    ITLS Thinking Outside the Box

    Staff Member: Martin Locke

    The Smart Cities Plan talks about the establishment of an Infrastructure Financing Unit to explore innovative financing, including private partnerships, balance sheet leveraging and value capture for major projects. My suggestion is that one of the first tasks of this new unit is to explore the application of the NAIF principles. Read more

  • Technology helping us to understand what the transport needs are 14 May 2016


    Staff Member: Stephen Greaves

    David Brown talks to Dr Stephen Greaves who is Professor in Transport Management at Sydney University Business School.

  • To Transurban, driving should take its toll 13 May 2016

    The Age, Ballarat Courier

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    The Saturday Age and the Ballarat Courier quoted Professor David Hensher about the Transurban’s proposition regarding the current road-funding model.

  • Western Distributor: Compensation clause threatens $5.5 billion road plan 11 May 2016

    The Age

    Staff Member: John Stanley

    Adjunct Professor John Stanley was quoted in the Age about governments considering a city-wide approach to tolling in relation to the Western Distributor plan in Melbourne.

  • Sydney needs congestion on its roads so we don't have complete gridlock 11 May 2016

    Sydney Morning Herald

    Staff Member: Christopher Standen

    Christopher Standen authored an opinion piece in the Sydney Morning Herald about urban congestion issues.

  • Geoffrey Clifton on ABC Midwest and Wheatbelt 03 May 2016

    ABC Midwest and Whetbelt

    Staff Member: Geoffrey Clifton

    Dr Geoffrey Clifton was interviewed on ABC Midwest and Wheatbelt about the Federal Government’s funding of public transport infrastructure contained in the budget papers.

  • Federal budget 2016: political experts react 03 May 2016

    The Conversation

    Staff Member: Matthew Beck

    Matthew Beck commented on the infrastructure funding and management included in the Federal Budget in an expert analysis published by The Conversation.

  • When it is not optimal to look for an "Optimal Policy"? - The case of airport slot allocation 02 May 2016

    ITLS Thinking Outside the Box

    Staff Member: Xiaowen Fu

    Economists and operational researchers are trained to look for “optimal” solutions, especially when policy changes are considered. A failed policy will not only lead to substantial economic loss, but will also risk the decision-maker’s credentials. Although the aspiration for better policy should be encouraged, there is always uncertainty associated with any business and economic decisions. Read more

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