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22 August 2022

Influential international transport conference arrives in Sydney

Transport industry leaders from around the world will converge in Sydney in September 2022 to debate topics ranging from ownership, competition and governance to the decarbonisation of public transport.
16 March 2022

Australia's sustainable transport future gets $7.9 million boost

Neil Smith, an internationally successful transport business owner, envisions a green transport future for Australia and is donating $7.9m to the University to help make that a reality.

08 November 2021

How much are Australians planning domestic and international trips?

Nearly half the Australian population are planning at least one domestic trip to visit family and friends in the next year, according to a new survey by the University of Sydney Business School.
04 August 2021

Is the 15-minute city the future of urban living?

Is life under the pandemic bringing the central business district to an end? Business school professors reveal whether they think the future of post-pandemic urban life is the 15-minute city.
12 May 2021

5 things you need to know about the federal budget

From aged care and mental health to childcare and superannuation, experts from the University of Sydney respond to key announcements in the 2021-2022 federal budget.
30 April 2021

Public transport return will be slow: new survey

Over 20 percent of Australians will not return to public transport until they or their close household members have been vaccinated for COVID-19, according to a new survey by the University of Sydney Business School.
20 April 2021

Cars will be king until transport authorities connect the dots

Access to unlimited trips on public transport is a more compelling incentive for consumers than price points, was the main finding of an innovative trial of transport subscription plans by University of Sydney researchers.
19 April 2021

How much time and money do commuters save working from home?

Commuters could save an average of 90 hours (or two-and-a-half working weeks) each year if work from home continues at current rates, according to preliminary findings of a University of Sydney survey.
26 March 2021

After the Ever Given: what the ship wedged in the Suez Canal means for global trade

A container vessel is completely blocking traffic in the Suez Canal. This event highlights the fragility of global supply chains and is likely to accelerate changes in the world economy already under way, writes Professor Michael Bell from the Sydney University Business School.
17 March 2021

Will record retail sales during COVID continue?

The "goldrush" many retailers experienced last year will only last for as long as the sector is able to innovate, according to an expert from the University of Sydney Business School.