Giving Australians ‘smart’ incentives to drive safe
Personalised driver feedback and financial incentives are new strategies that address Australia’s increasing road trauma, say University of Melbourne experts.
A Big Build or a big bet?
Melbourne’s Suburban Rail Loop aims to support growth, but better land use and transport may deliver more benefits for less say University of Melbourne experts.
Clear skies and longer lives
COVID-19 pandemic restrictions provided a natural experiment in the relationship between transport and air pollution, say University of Melbourne experts.
The making and unmaking of the East-West Link
A new book by a University of Melbourne expert explores how Melbourne’s multi-billion dollar East-West Link was stymied from the start.
Creating clean transport fuels from waste
By extracting biofuel from agricultural and urban waste, University of Melbourne researchers aim to create a low-cost, zero emission transport fuel
Covid-19: A challenge and an opportunity for public transport
COVID-19 has raised doubts over mass public transport, but connective tech offers a way to keep everyone moving sustainably, say University of Melbourne experts
Cutting the commute for students with a disability
University of Melbourne and Caltech research uses ‘experimental economics’ and specialist software to reform travel services for students with disability.
What is the best urban design to reduce road injuries?
City designs that can reduce reliance on cars, without reducing population mobility, are critical for our environment say University of Melbourne experts.
The opportunities and risks of decarbonising our transport
Australia is slow in cutting vehicle emissions; a University of Melbourne expert says treating fuel and electricity as a single pool of energy is a good start.
A bridge too far?
Cutting-edge technologies from the University of Melbourne are helping ensure the safety of Australian bridges, as well as sustainable transport infrastructure.