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15 June 2020

Covid-19 pandemic and the unprecedented mobilisation of scholarly efforts to fight a global health crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has generated a huge scholarly output across academia. However, Dr Milad Haghani believes that there is still more to be done in the area of safety research, especially where it can assist policy makers.
09 June 2020

It’s cycling, but not as we know it

Cycling has played a significant role during the COVID-19 lockdown. Professor Stephen Greaves and PhD candidate Tony Arnold discuss how we can capitalise on this to get more people cycling for transport in the future.
01 June 2020

Will Mobility as a Service make Travel Demand Management strategies redundant?

Travel Demand Management (TDM) initiatives involve influencing people's travel behaviour in order to favour alternative mobility options. Professor Emerita Corinne Mulley and Professor John Nelson discuss how these strategies may be useful in the wake of COVID-19.
25 May 2020

What might Covid-19 mean for Mobility as a Service (MaaS)?

Professor David Hensher suggests that the 'new normal' introduced as a result of coronavirus restrictions offers a golden opportunity to reform the Mobility as a Service (MaaS) sector.
18 May 2020

Practice social distancing on trains: a pious hope for Sydneysiders?

Although coronavirus restrictions are starting to ease in NSW, the difficulties associated with practising social distancing on public transport need to be addressed sooner rather than later, writes Dr Chinh Ho.
04 May 2020

Unintended consequence of Covid-19: working from home (WFH) a good and achievable idea after all

Professor David Hensher suggests that post-COVID-19, employers could be more amenable to staff working from home, resulting in significant improvements to traffic congestion and the lowering of greenhouse gas emissions.
06 April 2020

Public mass emergency planning and the overlooked role of “behavioural intervention”

Planning for public disaster mitigation and emergencies like COVID-19 should include behavioural intervention, treating people as an ally rather than a problem to control, writes Dr Milad Haghani.
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
02 March 2020

More on Electric Cars – Life Cycle Emission Concerns

The environmental and ethical ramifications of electric cars and battery technologies need to be taken into consideration before being hailed as a panacea for the global mobility crisis, writes Professor David Hensher.
03 February 2020

A Supply Chain Perspective on the Novel Coronavirus

Understanding the development of the Novel Coronavirus from a supply chain perspective is essential if we are to prevent similar public health crises in the future, writes Dr Geoffrey Clifton.