20 Jun 2019

There has been a rapid global rise in both bike and car share offerings. Yet many of these have only current low adoption levels, highlighting a pressing need to understand the consumer behaviour that surrounds their adoption.

Report
09 May 2019

Australia is behind on regulating vehicle greenhouse gas emissions, but we have many options that when combined carefully could achieve deep abatement, clean our air and even save us money...
Read the full article on the University of Melbourne's Pursuit site.

Article
17 Dec 2014

Road agencies face growing pressure to respond to issues related to climate change, resource shortages, and shifting transport mode preferences. A key part of this response will be to reduce the dependency on fossil fuel based energy (and the associated greenhouse gas emissions) of transport infrastructure.

Report
18 Mar 2019

On Monday 18 March 2019, the European Commission will present and discuss with Member States, industry and civil society a “Roadmap towards clean vehicles”. This document is the first-ever EU strategy to tackle polluting diesels on the road. It is the first proposal for an integrated EU strategy to tackle the legacy of Dieselgate currently on Europe’s roads.

Briefing paper
08 Apr 2019

Half a billion dollars sounds like a lot of money, but that really depends on what you’re spending it on.

Commentary
01 Apr 2019

This paper focuses particularly on the “how” to improve services by laying out the rationale and steps for cities to achieve bus sector reforms. This includes case studies, examples and illustrations.

Working paper
26 Nov 2018

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently warned that global warming could reach 1.5℃ as early as 2030. The landmark report by leading scientists urged nations to do more to avert an impending crisis.
We have 12 years, the report said, to contain greenhouse gas emissions. This includes serious efforts to reduce transport emissions.

Commentary
19 Feb 2019

The Share the Road Programme (launched in 2008 by UN Environment and the FIA Foundation for the Automobile and Society) acts as an advocate for action. This report highlights the best practice of countries around the world to prioritize the needs of pedestrians and cyclists.

Report
08 Jun 2016

This paper discusses the history of urban infrastructure planning in the 20th century.

Journal article
01 May 2006

This paper discusses strategies for reducing automobile dependence in urban centres.

Journal article
02 Dec 2018

It’s a cross between a bus and light rail, a new form of transport that promises greater flexibility  and a reduction in costs – it’s called the trackless tram.
Online bots are getting better at sounding human, because humans online are sounding more like bots. Media academic Charles Seife ponders the future of digital discourse.

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