ITS Monday: Edition 5, 2021
A small collection of curated content from the worlds of intelligent transport systems, smart mobility, and associated areas.
Included this week: multimodal transport, working from home, fast(er) rail, hydrogen, active transport 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 …
A new paper, about research that aims to contribute to understanding the range of site characteristics that are associated with multi-modal trip generation rates at residential developments. Friend of iMOVE Nirajan Shiwakoti is listed as an author on the paper, along with Chris De Gruytera and Seyed Mojib Zahraee, all of RMIT University.READ THE ARTICLE
Commentary from David Levinson on David Zipper’s article Post-Covid, Transit Agencies Must Look Beyond Ridership for Bloomberg CityLab.
Speaking of Working from Home, have you caught the details yet of our projects in this area?
- Working from Home: Revising metro strategic transport models
- Encouraging continuation of work from home post-pandemic
- Working from home: Changes in transport demand in Perth
“Our regional cities and towns need to be supported to encourage better economic and social outcomes for their communities. The recent bushfires and COVID-19 crisis highlighted how vulnerable Australia is to shocks and stresses. This reinforces the need to connect regional cities and towns to each other and our largest cities with a more resilient and sustainable transport network which, at the moment, is largely focused on road. While COVID-19 will temporarily slow Australia’s growth and reduce public transport patronage levels, this provides an opportunity to invest in rail now to shape our future beyond COVID-19.”READ THE ARTICLE
From the Hyundai blog, news of developments in this interesting area of fuel and propulsion. “We’re buoyed by the growing momentum for hydrogen, with all Australian states and territories having a hydrogen strategy in place or one under development we and believe it’s now inevitable that we will start to see more hydrogen refuelling stations being realised.”READ THE ARTICLE
From the BBC, tales of changes in (active) transport in London: “A recent Transport for London report said 31% of Londoners chose to walk instead of using a different mode of transport last year.”READ THE ARTICLE