ITS Monday: Edition 28, 2022
A small collection of curated content from the worlds of intelligent transport systems, smart mobility, and associated areas.
Included this week, NSW transport hubs, MaaS in rural areas, easier cycling in Melbourne and Christchurch EV charging, and more.
The article headlines below are:
- Inside the government’s blueprint for ‘one-stop shop’ transport hubs
- Discover healthier, more active ways to get around
- Can MaaS work in rural areas?
- St Kilda Road $30.5M bike lane project starting… now!
- Christchurch ‘the perfect city’ to discover the joy of cycling
- Smoother bus journeys in Queanbeyan with more than 100,000 trips tracked in real-time
- The CEO of a Major Australian EV Charging Network On Why Installing New Stations Is So Damned Difficult
And just in case you hadn’t caught it yet, we have a recent 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!
This week’s articles
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This SMH article speaks to some of the plans contained in the recently released Transport for NSW Future Transport Strategy. “The state government would build four new transport hubs and aim to connect Greater Sydney residents to major services in no more than 30 minutes under a new strategy …”READ THE ARTICLE
An active transport initiative from the Department of Transport Western Australia. Programs have been designed for communities, schools, and workplaces, and included on this microsite are suggestions on how to get programs moving, stats from programs up and running, incentives, and more.
Related iMOVE project: Evaluation of the Wagga Wagga Active Travel Plan and Safer cycling and street design: A guide for policymakersREAD THE ARTICLE
A blog post from SkedGo, talking about, amongst other MaaS work taking place across the world, speaks about two of our MaaS projects, MaaS blueprint design for regional towns and rural hinterlands and the Sydney MaaS trial.
“Access to transport is essential for the social, economic and personal wellbeing of rural communities. Yet they often lack the services found in cities, leaving many people in transport poverty – or with no option but to use private single-occupancy vehicles.”
Related iMOVE content: MaaS in AustraliaREAD THE ARTICLE
“After years of delay, Melbourne’s most needed bike infrastructure project—separated bike lanes for St Kilda Road—gets rolling this week. The $30.5M project will completely remake the boulevard from Linlithgow Avenue at the Arts Centre to Charnwood Avenue south of St Kilda Junction. It will deliver wide, separated lanes along the kerb in the service lanes on both sides of most of St Kilda Road, with additional bike priority at intersections.”READ THE ARTICLE
“Christchurch was once dubbed the cycling capital of New Zealand, but is now the king of cars with eight out of 10 commuters using a car to get to work – the highest rate in our four main cities, according to the 2018 census. But it’s generally flat, wide roads means Christchurch could reclaim its title of the Wheeling City.”READ THE ARTICLE
“Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Sam Farraway said the NSW Government’s Transport Connected Bus Program was helping make journeys easier and safer for Queanbeyan locals who can now access to up-to-date information at their fingertips.”READ THE ARTICLE
An interview with Chris Mills, the CEO of Evie. “Publically available EV chargers are essential to Australia’s EV uptake, just as they have been overseas, however it’s not as easy as picking a carpark and throwing down a charging box.”READ THE ARTICLE