Media Release 19 August 2016 (download PDF)
Melbourne’s intelligent transport systems – a key contributor to a 6th World’s most liveable city title
Melbourne’s perfect 100 out of 100 score for infrastructure has helped drive Melbourne’s reputation as the world’s most liveable city. The Victorian capital has now been awarded the title for a sixth successive year.
ITS Australia, the peak body for the nation’s Intelligent Transport Systems industry, says it is not surprised at Melbourne’s continued run of form.
“On the whole, Australia is advanced in its development and deployment of intelligent transport systems and their increased applications have seen our integrated transport network become one of the best in the world,” ITS Australia, CEO, Susan Harris said.
“Across the country there are innovations and collaborations resulting in better use of technology, greater data collection and analysis and an appetite for change. From South Australia’s first trial of driverless vehicles in the Southern Hemisphere, to freight priority lanes in New South Wales, ITS is driving more efficient journeys, safer mobility and greater private and public transport choices,” Ms Harris said. Read More