• Up the junction

    Michelle Nicolls     |      February 17, 2022

    Australians are terrible drivers. From using phones at the wheel to unsafe lane changes, diving through amber and red lights, speeding and road rage we put ourselves first and others nowhere and tailgating cars is one of our most dangerous traits.

  • Flicking the switch to electric vehicles

    Cecilia Duong     |      October 29, 2021

    Australia’s lack of policy on Electric Vehicles is slowing us down in the race to meet carbon emission targets

  • On the move

    Julian O Shea     |      October 11, 2021

    Electric scooters, e-bikes and other forms of micromobility have set the wheels in motion for a revolution in the way we move around cities.

  • Slow the city

    Paul Tranter     |      May 25, 2021

    Slowing transport in cities provides immense benefits for the health of people, economies and the planet, so why are we still obsessed with speed?

  • Why we should use electric rather than hydrogen cars

    Graciela Metternicht     |      May 18, 2021

    Petrol and diesel vehicles are on the way out, but despite the promise of hydrogen fuel cells, electric power units still appear the best bet for the future of personal transport.

  • Refuge of the roads

    Graciela Metternicht     |      May 4, 2021

    A plan to use swappable batteries in long-haul electric trucks highlights how freight is starting to move away from fossil fuels.

  • Mobility as a service needs a proper platform

    Kasun Wijayaratna     |      April 27, 2021

    It has happened with software, computing and entertainment, but we’re still waiting for the platform needed for mobility as a service to reach its full potential.

  • Farewell to a couple of great British icons

    Open Forum     |      April 18, 2021

    Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was carried to his final resting place by a bespoke Land Rover Defender TD5 130, partially designed by the duke himself.

  • 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.