Articles and Reports
EV owners could hold the key to lowering Australia’s future energy costs
Electric Vehicle (EV) batteries could help alleviate Australia’s growing energy storage problem during the country’s renewable energy transition, a newly […]
Why transport modellers can’t forget about freight
Freight is given sparse consideration by most transport models, but doing so glosses over the true importance of this vital […]
Future transport challenges facing local government
Changes to how people travel today and how it will be influenced in the future raises some head-scratching challenges 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 […]