ITS Monday: Edition 48, 2020
A small collection of curated content from the worlds of intelligent transport systems, smart mobility, and associated areas. This is the last ITS Monday for 2020, a short break before returning in mid-January 2021.
Included this week: Working from Home, public transport priority and demographics, cycleways, last mile delivery 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 …
‘Professor David Hensher and Associate Professor Matthew Beck look at some of the ways the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly changed the way we travel and work, and how these changes might be taken advantage of for economic, social and environmental benefit.’ Professor Hensher is the research lead on our Working from Home: Revising metro strategic transport models project. WFH is an extremely interesting area, and we have other projects happening in that space:
- Encouraging continuation of work from home post-pandemic
- Working from home: Changes in transport demand in Perth
A new, downloadable report from Austroads, On-Road Public Transport Priority Tool. ‘The on-road public transport priority treatment tool will help traffic managers and planners to prioritise public transport, maximising accessibility and reliability, rather relying on increasing road capacity.’READ THE ARTICLE
The latest from Chris Loader’s Charting Transport blog, part of a series analysing ‘… how public transport mode share varies with age and associated demographic factors.’
READ THE ARTICLE
‘Sydney continues to utilise pop-up cycleways to close gaps in the CBD bicycle network, announcing three new separated bike lanes on Oxford Street, Liverpool Street and College Street.’ This article includes design drawings, and links to all the design slides from the City of Sydney.READ THE ARTICLE
‘Adelaide city councillor Robert Simms asked the council administration in September to explore free bus, train and tram options into the city after the council supported driver’s month. Their report found the initiative would be too costly to be feasible.’ This article interviews some key people involved, and contains a link to the report itself.READ THE ARTICLE
Finally, for this week and this year, an article from DHL. If the title looks like it might be a simple listicle, I think it’s a little bit more than that. Last Mile Delivery is I think something that demands more attention/work/though in Australia.READ THE ARTICLE