A very interesting seminar was held on 12 September 2017. About 50 people attended to hear about how transport technologies are evolving. Population and travel continues to grow but transport infrastructure is struggling to keep up. Our expert presenters gave their views on the future of travel. The speakers were: A/Prof Hussein Dia – update on […]
Join Melbourne’s transport and innovation communities at the third TransportCamp Melbourne. The exciting ‘unconference’ format enables attendees to share and explore ways to improve mobility across the city. Melbourne TransportCamp is being organised by CrowdSpot, Phillip Boyle & Associates and Good Cycles with support from the City of Melbourne providing the venue. Date: Friday, 6 […]
Date: Thursday, 21 September 2017 Time: Event starts at 5.30 pm sharp. Complimentary food and drinks will be served from 5 pm. Venue: Level 5 Theatrette, 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne Speakers: Rob Morgan, Andrew O’Brien and Mark O’Brien Surely Stop signs are safer than Give Way signs? What about left turn slip lanes vs. no […]
Population and travel continues to grow but transport infrastructure is struggling to keep up. What is the future of travel? A/Prof Hussein Dia will provide an update on autonomous vehicle developments. John Cleeland will describe how a completely different type of infrastructure could add capacity and safety to the existing system. Could podcars be part of the […]
This article asked mayors, urbanists and other thinkers to name the biggest threats that American cities currently face, and most took the long view—looking beyond Trump to challenges like urban broadband deserts, a shallow mayoral talent pool, crippling pension crises, and state or federal meddling. Interesting read from Politico Magazine: http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/06/30/biggest-challenge-american-cities-policy-experts-215308
A very informative seminar was held on 28 June 2017, kindly hosted by RMIT. Speakers: Mr Michael Batten is the senior sergeant in the Road Policing Command in Victoria Police. Lives lost on the roads in Victoria have been steadily reducing from over 1000 in the early 1970s down to 243 in 2013 but have increased […]
It is with sadness that we announce the death of Peter Bourke who died on 25 June 2017. He was a CRB/VicRoads traffic engineer and worked in Dandenong Division at Nunawading in the early 1970s along with many well known names such as Gary Veith and the late Trevor Miller. Peter then worked at 60 […]
The North East Link Authority has launched a survey to help it understand more about how communities, commuters, businesses and the freight industry use roads in Melbourne’s north-east, their experiences in using these roads and what they value about the area. It will also provide the authority with feedback on how transport projects should be […]
This seminar was held at RMIT University on 31 May 2017. Melbourne is the most liveable city but won’t stay that way unless we actively pursue this goal. What can we as transport professionals do? Four expert speakers presented on these topics: Professor Billie Giles-Corti – Liveability and health Are we developing walkable suburbs through […]
Traffic fatalities in Victoria have been increasing over the last few years, from 243 in 2013 to 291 in 2016. What happened and what can we do? Speakers: Mr Michael Batten is the senior sergeant in the road policing command in Victoria Police. He will talk about the road policing strategies in Victoria. Mr Daniel Mustata […]
Public Transport in Toronto: What can we learn from the last 20 years? To register for this free seminar: https://www.monash.edu/engineering/its/ogden-lecture Date: Thursday 29 June 2017 Time: 6 PM to 7 PM (refreshments available from 5:15 PM) Venue: State Library of Victoria, Village Roadshow Theatrette Conference Centre (Entrance via Entry 3) La Trobe Street, Melbourne Topic: Toronto’s public transport system […]
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The special guest speaker at this seminar was the Hon Anthony Albanese, Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development. The seminar was held on Monday 15 May 2017, kindly hosted by RMIT University – School of Business IT and Logistics. A video of the presentation is on YouTube.
We are pleased to announce that awards have been granted to the following members to travel to the 2017 ITE Annual Meeting in Toronto: Ms Sam Linke Mr David Nash …and to attend the ITS Asia Pacific Forum in Hong Kong: Mr Manuel Lawrence For members under 35, the award comes from the Austraffic program which […]
ITE Global Director, Don McKenzie has been involved in developing a Memorandum of Understanding between ITE and the UK Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT). He is pictured here with Jeff Paniati (ITE CEO) and Shawn Leight (ITE President). ITE and the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT), located in London, UK, […]