ITS Monday: Edition 27, 2020
This week’s small collection of curated content from the worlds of intelligent transport systems, smart mobility, and associated areas.
Included this week: Transport management data and dashboards, cycleways, active transport and livability, masks yes or no, vehicle partnerships, 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 …
From iMOVE partner Transport for NSW, this is ‘an interactive transport data visualisation tool that gives you the ability to view and filter multi-modal travel data to help you plan ahead and understand the latest travel trends.’ Search using mode, day of the week, or key commercial centres in greater Sydney and regional NSW.READ THE ARTICLE
Staying in NSW, news of new cycleways on Sydney Park Road, Alexandria and Henderson Road, Erskineville. Four more new cycleways are underway, with an open date to be confirmed. Along with the cycleways, the road they run beside has also seen speed limits reduced.READ THE ARTICLE
Moving down to Victoria, but staying with cycling, the regional town of Bendigo has completed a new separated bile lane. ‘The University to City Centre route aims to provide an environment where people who are interested in cycling but concerned about safety can feel comfortable riding a bike,’ says Bendigo’s Healthy Lifestyles Officer, Robert Kretschmer.READ THE ARTICLE
A new study from Washington State University found that people are more likely to live to a ripe, healthy old age if they live in safe (and wealthy) neighbourhoods with high levels of walkability.READ THE ARTICLE
As thousands of workers start returning to offices in Sydney’s once-bustling city centre, a new dashboard is helping Transport for NSW keep a watchful eye on the public transport network in near real-time.READ THE ARTICLE
Connected is as connected does. From Wired: ‘Making an autonomous vehicle is proving harder and costlier than many startups predicted. So they’re teaming up with giants like Hyundai, Jaguar, and Ford.’
READ THE ARTICLE
Written by Sam S. Starr, ‘sustainable cities cycle logistics expert & consultant’ based in Vancouver, BC, Canada. ‘Municipalities should not be afraid to lead the way through collaboration and vision; enabling a more connected, integrated, efficient, sustainable, and equitable framework and platform for urban logistics to thrive in the post-COVID era.’
On this topic, we’ve recently signed three new projects in the area of urban freight:
- Transformative commercial urban delivery solutions
- Autonomous mobile lockers for city logistics
- Urban freight: Optimising loading/unloading bays