• Is the cure worse than the disease?

    Max Thomas     |      April 16, 2021

    The dangers of lead in the environment are well understood, but unleaded petrol can cause problems of its own.

  • Creating clean transport fuels from waste

    Davy Brouzet     |      April 10, 2021

    Australian researchers hope to create a low-cost, zero emission transport fuel for the future by extracting biofuel from agricultural and urban waste.

  • Mapping a path to the future of transport

    Open Forum     |      April 9, 2021

    High definition map creation could be Australia’s chance to lead a core aspect of the autonomous vehicle technology space, and government-industry collaboration can make it happen according to a QUT robotics expert.

  • Catch the bus

    Michael McGreevy     |      April 6, 2021

    If city planners want people to switch from cars to public transport, then electric buses offer a much cheaper and more adaptable option than expensive light-rail systems, particularly in areas with arterial road networks and low suburban densities.

  • The new normal – How will international travel change?

    Joseph Cheer     |      January 3, 2021

    This year’s pandemic stopped the huge global tourism industry in its tracks. International travel is starting to resume as vaccines are rolled out around the world, but how will the industry adapt to the ‘new normal’ in 2021?

  • Making the streets safer

    Amelia Thorpe     |      November 29, 2020

    Delivery riders are paying the ultimate price for the fact that our cities, their infrastructure and the rules governing them make cycling much more dangerous than it should be.

  • Why real-time data matters to the maritime industry

    Ayesha Renyard     |      November 20, 2020

    Using real-time data in daily operations can help shipping companies reduce costs, increase efficiency and navigate anything that comes their way.

  • Saving our cities from the return of the car

    John Stone     |      June 22, 2020

    The best way to minimise congestion as the economy recovers is to improve commuters’ public transport options, rather than trying to price congestion away, and allow it to operate more effectively while still offering room for on-board social distancing.

  • Rethinking public transport after COVID-19

    Selby Coxon     |      June 5, 2020

    Public transport is the most efficient way to move large numbers of people about the city but the idea of sharing confined public spaces for long periods of time will play heavily on the minds of a public learning to maintain physical distance.

  • Getting personal on PT

    Open Forum     |      March 15, 2020

    A research project aims to help Melbourne commuters make more efficient use of the existing road and transport network by tailoring individual journeys.

  • The car industry needs a change of gears

    Tim Harcourt     |      February 24, 2020

    The end of Holden should spur the remainder of the automotive industry to take radical steps to guarantee its future in Australia.

  • Scooting past the road rules?

    Elaine Stratford     |      February 20, 2020

    Are debates about e-scooters too narrow? Perhaps it is time to focus more on revitalising urban spaces and retrofitting road infrastructure than forcing them to fit into outdated legislation.