Thinking outside the box

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07 January 2020

Intelligent Mobility in the Suite of Future Transport Options

Chinh Ho explores options for emerging products in the sphere of Mobility as a Service (MaaS), and discusses the considerations that need to be taken into account when designing such products.
02 December 2019

On the political economy of the road user charging debate

James Bushell explores the political implications of road user charging (RUC), noting that the debate needs to take into consideration that RUC can be used as both a funding mechanism but also a congestion management tool.
04 November 2019

Australia’s digital transformation is suffering from uncoordinated initiatives

Ben Fahimnia asserts that Australia needs to take advantage of the multiple opportunities afforded by digital technologies in order to boost the country's productivity and be able to compete on a global scale.
08 October 2019

Automated Vehicles: Ubiquity of Mobility or a Profanity for Humanity?

The introduction of AV services that operate in pedestrian spaces could have significant positive impacts for those who lack access to mobility. However, we need to consider the impact on our urban environments and what regulations will be required, writes Tony Arnold.
18 September 2019

Data sharing in a future contractual setting and MaaS

Yale Wong's contribution to the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) explores the future of data sharing in the context of MaaS (Mobility as a Service).
26 August 2019

Omni-channel retail in harmony with green city logistics

The trend towards omni-channel retail and developments in delivery options can positively influence our urban environments, writes Professor Michael Bell.
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.