ITS Monday: Edition 15, 2022
A small collection of curated content from the worlds of intelligent transport systems, smart mobility, and associated areas.
It’s been a few weeks since the last issue, what with all the long weekends these past couple of weeks, so this week is a bumper edition!
Included this week, road use charging, low emission strategy, walkability, a hydrogen-powered ferry for Queensland, 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!
This week’s articles
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Could it be that this is being seriously looked at? Perhaps not, as NSW Premier Perrottet has since said, “There is no plan for a congestion tax and and we can rule it out completely.”READ THE ARTICLE
“Australia has no clear strategy to decarbonise transport. That’s a problem, because without a plan, our take-up of clean technologies like electric cars, trucks and buses is slow. It’s stopping us from meeting our climate commitments. And it leaves us paying exorbitant prices for imported oil at the fuel pump, as well as in the cost of groceries and services.” A strong opening in this piece from The Conversation, authored by Jake Whitehead, Bjorn Sturmberg. Donna Green, Emma Rachel Whittlesea, and Liz Hanna..
This article stems from work on an iMOVE project, Developing a low/zero emission transport strategy for Australia.READ THE ARTICLE
“Led by RMIT University, The Lancet Global Health study assessed the lived experience against urban design, transport and health policies in 25 cities globally.” Australian cities Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide are included in the study of 25 cities worldwide. Links to the reports and scorecard are at the bottom of this article.READ THE ARTICLE
This is from New Zealand, and is written by mickysavage, a pseudonym apparently, used by “Greg Presland, Chair of the Labour Party’s Auckland-Northland Regional Council, a West Auckland lawyer, a member of the Waitakere Ranges local board and a former Waitakere City councillor.”READ THE ARTICLE
“More than 3000 electric vehicle chargers will be installed across NSW under a multimillion-dollar plan by the state government to boost regional tourism. A $20 million grant program will be made available to regional councils to apply for cash to install electric vehicle chargers across motels, wineries, natural attractions and museums.”READ THE ARTICLE
“It created a generation that has looked at the street from a completely different perspective,” says Jaime Ortiz, an architect and one of the original founders of Ciclovía.
READ THE ARTICLE