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David Hensher - Newsroom articles


  • Why touted public transport savings from competitive tendering are too high 06 Jun 2017

    The Conversation

    The Conversation published an article about competitive tendering in the public transport sector and whether savings are realistic. The article was co-authored by Professor David Hensher and Adjunct Professor John Stanley.

  • Westconnex tolls 24 May 2017

    2ser 107.3

    Professor David Hensher was interviewed by 2SER about his forecasts of motorists’ negative responses to the additional road tolls planned as part of the Westconnex initiative infrastructure.

  • 'Logical' for WestConnex link to Sydney Airport to be built last, says top bureaucrat 22 May 2017

    Canberra Times

    Professor David Hensher was quoted in an article by the Canberra Times on the WestConnex project and the various factors to consider when implementing a road toll charge.

  • David Hensher on Radio National 18 May 2017

    ABC Radio National

    Professor David Hensher was interviewed on Radio National about the potential benefits of road pricing for traffic congestion.

  • Rapid transit forum to detail opportunities, advantages 08 May 2017

    The Daily Telegraph, Manly Daily

    The Daily Telegraph and the Manly Daily mentioned that Professor David Hensher will feature at an upcoming forum on rapid bus transport.

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

    ITLS Thinking Outside the Box

    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

  • Sanral looks to toll alternatives 21 Apr 2017

    Business Day

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

  • Safety concerns rising, confidence declining in transport 30 Mar 2017

    Daily Telegraph, Courier Mail, Gold Coast Bulletin and NT News

    Professor David Hensher was quoted in Transport and Logistics News, the Daily Telegraph, Courier Mail, Gold Coast Bulletin and NT News about an ITLS study which has found less than 50 percent of Australians consider roads to be relatively safe.

  • David Hensher on ABC Mid North Coast 27 Mar 2017

    ABC Mid North Coast

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

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

    CIO

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


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