ITLS in the News

  • David Hensher on ABC Mid North Coast 27 Mar 2017

    ABC Mid North Coast

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    ABC Mid North Coast interviewed Professor David Hensher about the results of the Transport Opinion Survey regarding Australians’ perceptions of road safety.

  • This formula predicts how open cities are to ride-sharing 24 Mar 2017

    Mashable (US), Yahoo! (UK, India)

    Staff Member: Matthew Beck

    Mashable (US) and Yahoo! (UK, India) quoted Dr Matthew Beck from the Institute of Transport and Logistics about a formula for predicting how open cities are to ride-sharing.

  • Don’t rule out Australia enforcing a modified electronics ban on flights 22 Mar 2017

    The New Daily

    Staff Member: Rico Merkert

    The New Daily interviewed Professor Rico Merkert on the merits of banning laptops on flights.

  • Michiel Bliemer on ABC Radio Sydney 21 Mar 2017

    ABC Radio (Sydney)

    Staff Member: Michiel Bliemer

    Professor Michiel Bliemer was interviewed on ABC Radio Sydney about the history of Australian road tolls and whether tolling has relieved traffic congestion.

  • 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.

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