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05 August 2019

Electric Cars – They will in time increase car use without effective road pricing reform

David Hensher, Founding Director of the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies (ITLS), posits that the uptake of electric cars will increase congestion significantly if road pricing reform is not implemented by the government.
15 July 2019

Paying for roads – driver of a new road management ecosystem

James Bushell, PhD candidate at ITLS, discusses the trending issue of road user charging and the potential of involvement from both the public and private sectors.
24 June 2019

Wishes that are coming true with digital transformation

The trending concept of a 'digital transformation' or 'Industry 4.0' involves many previously established ideas from supply chain management, writes Professor Behnam Fahimnia.
30 May 2019

Why the government can’t blame us (yet) for clinging to our cars

Dr Mark Raadsen explores the reasons why personal car ownership and usage is still favoured over public transportation in Australia.
06 May 2019

How Green are Electric Vehicles?

Consumers need to take into account a number of factors when determining exactly how environmentally friendly electric cars are, writes Jiayu Wang.
30 April 2019

Whimpact: More questions than answers

Yale Z Wong weighs in on the recently released Whimpact report, which documents insights from the world's first Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) system in Helsinki, Finland.
09 April 2019

The changing nature of public transport

The public transport industry has changed considerably recently with the emergence of trends such as personalisation and shared transport solutions, writes Professor John Nelson, Chair in Public Transport at ITLS.
12 February 2019

Harnessing the wisdom of crowds for better cities

Infrastructure management in modern cities, with rapidly growing populations, is a challenging task. However, authorities can utilise the collective intelligence of users to monitor the status of infrastructure assets, writes Supun Perera.
21 January 2019

Debunking the myths around the optically-guided bus (trackless trams)

Yale Wong explores some of the misconceptions surrounding optically-guided buses, otherwise known as trackless trams.
21 December 2018

Does slower driving make us go faster?

Traffic management measures that try to prevent traffic flows on motorways from breaking down typically reduce vehicle speed. Michiel Bliemer & Mark Raadsen discuss, are we in fact faster by driving slower?