ITS Monday: Edition 28, 2021
A small collection of curated content from the worlds of intelligent transport systems, smart mobility, and associated areas.
Included this week, the benefits of active value capture for major transport projects, the advantages of cargo bikes, and hydrogen fuel cell news.
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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Another from the University of Sydney Business School’s Thinking Outside the Box series. This post is by Professor Martin Locke, and he discusses the potential benefits of active value capture for major transport projects, where such mechanisms can offset the increasing cost of infrastructure funding.
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Discussion of the results of a report, The Promise of Low-Carbon Freight: Benefits of cargo bikes in London. ‘Electric cargo bikes deliver about 60% faster than vans in city centres, according to a study. It found that bikes had a higher average speed and dropped off 10 parcels an hour, compared with six for vans.’ The article contains a link to the report.
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Yes, it’s a press release from Hyundai, but it’s still a big story in the developing story of hydrogen and transport. By 2023 Hyundai will have 30 Class 8 XCIENT Fuel Cell trucks on Californian roads.READ THE ARTICLE