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03 August 2020

More people travelling for social reasons since initial COVID-19 restrictions

A rising number of Australians are travelling for social and recreational reasons since the initial coronavirus travel restrictions, according to initial findings of a survey by the University of Sydney's Institute of Transport & Logistics Studies.
29 June 2020

Continuing excellence for Sydney in ARWU subject ranking

Nursing and telecommunication engineering strengthen performance in latest ARWU subject rankings.
10 May 2020

Survey finds majority of Australians concerned about hygiene on public transport

Preliminary findings of a University of Sydney survey on the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on Australians' travel activities suggest over 80 percent of respondents are concerned about hygiene on public transport.
23 April 2020

Business asked to take its mobility pulse for post COVID 19 response

The Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies and the Business Council of Sustainable Development Australia have launched a survey to determine how prepared business is for mobility shocks and how it will pivot once the community is mobile again.
15 April 2020

Capped Uber and taxi fares to boost public transport: new survey

Around half of all people living in major Australian cities would abandon their private cars if they could travel up to five kilometres to a public transport hub by Uber and taxi for a capped fare of $5, according a survey by the University of Sydney Business School.
20 March 2020

COVID-19 risk on public transport: What we can learn from overseas

Australia can learn from how other countries are reducing the spread of the virus on public transport, writes Dr Yale Zhuxiao Wong
14 October 2019

PhD Candidate helps to shape the future of transport

A Business School doctoral candidate, Yale Wong, has been chosen to represent Australia as a Youth Ambassador to an international conference in Singapore, which is expected to help shape the future of global transport systems.
03 October 2019

Fast rail answer to urban sprawl

Nearly half of Australia’s metropolitan residents would consider relocating to a regional centre if they could travel by fast train to the city in under an hour, according to a survey by the University of Sydney Business School.
24 September 2019

Driverless cars "not necessarily a force for good"

Researchers at the University of Sydney Business School have warned that governments must act now to prevent runaway urban sprawl and "intolerable" levels of road congestion brought about by new disruptive technologies in the transport sector.
25 July 2019

Transport world cites pioneer researcher’s global contribution

Research by Professor David Hensher, the founder and current Director of the University of Sydney Business School's internationally respected Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies, has been cited in more than 50 thousand scholarly articles worldwide.