ITS Monday: Edition 6, 2021
A small collection of curated content from the worlds of intelligent transport systems, smart mobility, and associated areas.
Included this week: Melbourne cycling and scooter speed limits, light rail, Cycleway Design Toolbox, MaaS and more.
And just in case you hadn’t caught it yet, we have a new series of interviews with transport professionals – Effects of COVID on the transport sector – what they see now, what they would like to happen post-pandemic, and what they think will happen. If you’d like to be join this conversation, drop us a line!
Now, scroll down, and see what’s in this week’s edition. Oh, and before you do, be sure check out the quickest way to receive our new content via the subscription box just below …
Melbourne cyclists and scooter riders, for the next three weeks be careful if you’re riding along the Southbank promenade. If in this period you’re caught exceeding the speed limit of 10km/h you could have up to a $1,652.20 fine thrown at you. Not only that, but the size of the motor of your e-bike or e-scooter could get you on trouble. “Scooters must not exceed a maximum power of 200 watts and electric bikes must not exceed a maximum power of 250 watts and the power assistance must only be available to travel up to 25km/h and not be available unless the rider is pedalling.” A 3-week trial only, or the taste of things to come?READ THE ARTICLE
There’s been a lot of noise around this extension of the light rail in Canberra. But, finally, it is to be extended. Here’s some of the details, via a joint media statement from numerous ACT-based pollies.
READ THE ARTICLE
The title tells it all. The links above and below are via Linkedin – if that’s tricky for you to download it’s also available on the Transport for NSW Movement and Place Framework page.
READ THE ARTICLE
“Baidu has launched a multi-modal autonomous driving mobility as a service (MaaS) platform that will provide AI-driven city transportation services in Guangzhou, a city a hundred miles north-west of Hong Kong.”READ THE ARTICLE
Sponsored content from Auckland City Council on NZ’s Stuff site. “Auckland Council has plans to support the growth in residential population by continuing to invest in safer streets, improved connectivity, more public spaces and more places to play, delivering a better quality of life for people living in the city centre.”READ THE ARTICLE