The range of stories in this edition of the newsletter remind me of how broad is the impact of traffic and transport in our community. We have stories about how poor access is one of the prompts to the current French riots, how autonomous vehicles are not just for private motoring and how our work embraces huge infrastructure projects right down to day-to-day maintenance.
I would like to add two items that have caught my attention to this mix.
This month, David explores the way that can predict human movement; reflects on the results of the 2018 Global Traffic Scorecard; looks at some transport trends in the USA; reveals the ride sharing electric vehicle movement; details updates in gender based insurance classification and trends in road safety.
The AITPM’s Queensland newsletter representative, David Sulejic, sent in a link to a well-researched article in The Conversation about the introduction of Lime rent-a-scooters into Brisbane. The article was written By Benjamin Kaufman, Griffith University and Matthew Burke, Griffith University.
Here are a few reflections and quotes from the article.