ITS Monday: Edition 11, 2020
This week’s small collection of curated content from the worlds of intelligent transport systems, smart mobility, and associated areas.
Stories on: Transport for NSW on public transport and COVID-19, along with its worldwide effects on public transport, DiDi’s unfortunately-timed Sydney launch, autonomous share escooters, and an electric vehicle charging (super)station.
I’d also like to say to you all, stay safe, stay well.
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 24-minute vodcast, featuring Secretary for Transport for NSW, Rod Staples, the Executive Director of the TfNSW Coronavirus Task Force, Mark Hutchings, and the organisation’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr Armand Casolin.
‘During this unprecedented time, Transport remains an essential service for many across NSW. We’re doing everything possible to keep our network clean and safe for our customer during the Coronavirus outbreak.’WATCH THE VODCAST
Data from mobility company Moovit, displaying the changes happening across the world due to COVID-19 in the sphere of public transport use.READ THE ARTICLE
Apologies, a third virus-related story, but the topic is cutting across everything in our lives, including transport.
This will be a launch to watch and see if it goes ahead. It could not be worse timed in what would probably be its largest Australian market.READ THE ARTICLE
Autonomous scooters? What’s that all about? Well, in some parts of the world they’re being rolled out. (I wonder if they complete the rollout autonomously too …)
More about this brand and its tech in, Introducing Tortoise, transforming shared scooters and bikes into an asset for citiesREAD THE ARTICLE
A petrol station for electric vehicles, capable of charging 24 cars at once in 30 minutes or less, and the first of 100 such stations to be built in the UK.READ THE ARTICLE