Articles and Reports
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 […]
COVID-19 mobility impacts: Perth’s response
After the initial COVID-19 wave of cases and lockdowns spread across the country in March 2020, Western Australia quickly bounced […]
2020 and beyond – the potential impact of COVID-19 on out-of-home advertising audiences
Since COVID-19 turned 2020 upside down, I have been fortunate enough to continue working from home – as have nearly […]
Has COVID-19 weakened the economic case for EVs?
In 2018, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) released new predictions for EV uptake. Under a forecast moderate growth scenario, EV sales […]
Could COVID-19 mark the beginning of the end of the CBD office?
As the COVID-19 situation has deepened in severity and broadened in geographic coverage over the past few months, firms around the globe began restricting access to or closing their […]
COVID and the curbside
It’s no secret that transport policy professionals who are long-term advocates for change, often feel frustrated with the pace of […]