First-time parents are ditching public transport and buying cars to accommodate family-friendly needs, but this is having an effect on traffic congestion in Melbourne, Monash University research has found.
Better Bike Infrastructure Expands Economic Opportunity: Report
In the American cities with the best bike infrastructure, cyclists are able to reach 75 percent more jobs on safe dedicated bike facilities, a new report shows.
University of Minnesota researchers mapped how many jobs the average person in every major U.S. metro area is able to reach by biking on both “low-stress” facilities — like trails and protected bike lanes — and “medium-stress” bike facilities, bike regular bike lanes and some minor streets with sharrows.
Shared E-Scooters Aren’t Always as Green as Other Transport Options
People think of electric scooters, or e-scooters, as environmentally friendly ways to get around town. But a new study from North Carolina State University finds it’s not that simple: shared e-scooters may be greener than most cars, but they can be less green than several other options.
Government and industry partnering for heavy vehicle on-road trial
A partnership between government and the heavy vehicle industry moves into full swing this month with the first in a series of on-road trials designed to test potential direct road user charging options for heavy vehicles.