Articles and Reports
What are the biggest transport issues facing local government?
Changes to how people travel today and how it will be influenced in the future raises some head-scratching issues that […]
How do you forecast travel in a post-COVID world?
The mode, timing and frequency of travel has drastically changed since COVID-19 took hold in early 2020. What does this […]
How can we make our cities and towns more sustainable?
Creating more sustainable cities and towns is a challenge with which Australia and New Zealand are currently wrestling, so what […]
EV charging infrastructure – the Macadamia Castle and beyond
While the shift in policy since the federal election has seen an end to the more extravagant statements about electric […]
Braess’s paradox and generated traffic – comparing apples and oranges
Long considered an interesting but to me ultimately a whimsical mathematical construct, Braess’s paradox has increased in popularity as a […]
Fast rail in Australia: this time we (probably?) mean business
Confession: I know I can be a bit of a curmudgeon about transport promises in general, but over the past […]
The benefit cost ratio – a victim of its own success
The benefit cost ratio (or BCR) of transport projects continues to receive a poor press. The 2021 Institute for Government […]
The right place at the right time – in defence of spatial model transferability
Transferability lies at the heart of transport modelling. You may not have thought of it like this, but any model […]
Electric vehicles – will the grid cope?
A common concern surrounding the transition to EVs relates to the ability of power networks to cope with the electricity […]
ABMs in Australia – lessons in development and application
While Activity-Based Models (ABM’s) are used extensively in parts of the world including North America, they are not yet commonly used in […]
Shifting perception on electric vehicles
Currently, electric vehicles (EVs) represent less than 1% of new car sales in NSW and Australia-wide. This is much lower […]