New transport technologies and business models versus traffic congestion
Not long ago, Professor David Hensher, the Founding Director of the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies at The University of Sydney sent us a wide-reaching and considered article, on various topics, tactics, and thoughts regarding traffic congestion and new technologies. At almost 9,000 words we thought it best to split into six separate articles.
Cut to now, and we’ve gathered those six articles in the one place, just in case you missed them all first time around.
Smart mobility, digital disruption, connected and collaborative transport … if we simply rely on technology to tame traffic congestion, how high are the chances of success?READ FULL ARTICLE
Will shared transport options actually reduce congestion? What will be the roles of autonomous vehicles and public transport in the new mobility ecosystem?READ FULL ARTICLE
What will be the the role of MaaS in smart cities? How it needs to be effectively governed in order to transition to reduced congestion and emissions, and improved accessibility and performance.READ FULL ARTICLE
The paramount need for governments to share transportation data with transport operators, planners, and providers.READ FULL ARTICLE
A multi-pronged approach to minimising congestion is a key to fixing problems, and vehicle- and ride-sharing alone are not the silver bullets. Also, what are the personal economics of vehicle and ride sharing?READ FULL ARTICLE