ITS Monday: Edition 13, 2021
A small collection of curated content from the worlds of intelligent transport systems, smart mobility, and associated areas.
Included this week: Working from home and transports costs, travel choices and health, free public 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 …
‘Commuters could save an average of 90 hours (or two-and-a-half working weeks) each year if work from home continues at current rates, according to preliminary findings of a University of Sydney survey.’ With work and quotes from Professor David Hensher, research lead on our multiple Working from Home projects currently running.
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RMIT researchers and the Victorian Department of Transport have launched a new digital tool to measure the health impacts of replacing car trips with walking and cycling trips for Melburnians.
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A new article from RMIT University’s Professor Hussein Dia, in reaction to this week’s tragic accident involving a Tesla in Texas. ‘Finally, this incident should serve as a catalyst to bring regulators and industry to establish a strong and robust safety culture to guide innovations in self-driving technologies.’READ THE ARTICLE
‘The Berejiklian government will consider making public transport to Sydney’s Central Business District free on some days in a bid to reignite economic activity in the city’s commercial hub.’READ THE ARTICLE