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Intelligent Transport Systems became the hot topic at ITS Australia Summit

ITS Australia website update – 13 May 2015

Intelligent Transport Systems became the hot topic in Melbourne today as News Limited press and radio talk back programs broke news of proposed developments announced at the ITS Australia Summit yesterday.

ITS technologies will make those developments safer, more sustainable and more efficient.

ITS Australia Summit Organising Committee Chair Andrew Mehaffey Opened today’s sessions with a welcome to the 400 plus delegates from Australia and overseas, particularly the 140 presenters.

ITS Australia President Brian Negus then introduced Victorian Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan who presented a compelling outline of road investments planned for the state. Read More

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2015 ITS Australia Summit and NeTC Forum

2015 ITS Australia Summit and NeTC Forum

The 2015 ITS Australia Summit and National Electronic Tolling Forum opened for business this morning in Melbourne with a busy speakers’ program to update local tolling projects, debate alternative tolling tag technologies and to generate ideas to improve the customer experience.

ITS Australia Chief Executive Officer Susan Harris said combining the NeTC Forum and the ITS Australia Summit in 2015 was an ideal opportunity to bring the industry together before all sectors come together again when ITS Australia hosts the 23rd ITS World Congress in Melbourne in October 2016.

“We are delighted to host 400 plus people at this combined event. We thank the industry for responding so enthusiastically,” said Susan Harris.

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Crowds and motion

Crowds and motion

Future Tense program Interview ABC RN with Guest Susan Harris, Chief executive ITS Australia (Intelligent Transport Systems Australia)

We might not give it much thought, but how we move is naturally predetermined. Left to our own devices we don’t usually walk in straight lines or make 90 degree turns, so why do so many architects and urban planners still favour grids and sharp angles?

Listen to the interview: 

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/futuretense/crowds-and-motion/6323056

 

 

 

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Australian ITS Summit and NeTC Forum – the top “Down Under” ITS event in 2015

Media Release 18 March 2015

Australia’s two leading annual intelligent transport systems conferences – the Australian ITS Summit and the National Electronic Tolling Forum – will be held at the Crown Conference Centre from 12 to 14 May with national and international guest speakers and more than 400 delegates expected to attend.

Hosted by Intelligent Transport Systems Australia (ITS Australia), the events bring together ITS industry leaders, government, transport businesses and users, and academics to explore ways to maximise the efficiency and improve the sustainability of Australia’s transport infrastructure.

Read Full Press Release – ITSAustraliaRelease16SummitNeTC

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Australian ITS Summit/NeTC 2015

Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities: There is still time to participate and showcase your products and services to this industry’s ITS decision-makers. The exhibition is already over 50% sold – download the Prospectus, for ways in which your organisation can leverage brand value and drive loyalty and sales. Click here for further details

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eNewsletter January 2015

Read the latest news from ITS Australia. To subscribe to this newsletter register your details on the homepage. ITS Australia eNewsletter – January 2015

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Transportation Radio interviews Susan Harris, CEO

Profile: ITS Australia

Posted on December 11, 2014 by brwagenblast
You may be quite familiar with ITS organizations in your own nation, but what about other ITS groups around the world?

Transportation Radio profiles ITS Australia in this interview with its CEO, Susan Harris.

Click here to listen to the interview
http://transportationradio.wordpress.com/2014/12/11/profile-its-australia/

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ITS Australia congratulates the award recipients

Intelligent Transport Systems organisations and professionals representing industry, government and the research academic community were recognised by their peers in Australia’s 2014 National Awards.

ITS Australia congratulates the award recipients who were announced at a celebration dinner in Brisbane QLD on 28 November 2014.

Click here for full details

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ITS Australia announces National ITS Awards finalists

The short list of competitors for the enhanced National Intelligent Transport Systems Awards has been announced by the Awards Judging Panel.

Judging Panel Chair and ITS Australia Director Gino Dompietro said the high quality and record number of entries for the 2014 National ITS Awards reflects the growth and maturity of the Australian ITS industry and presented judges with a challenging task.

“The industry responded positively to the new entry criteria and to the expanded range of award categories,” said Gino Dompietro. “Australia leads the world in some key ITS sectors and these Awards hosted by ITS Australia will help our industry gain the international recognition it  deserves.”

Read Latest Media Release with project description details.

Winners will be announced at the Awards Presentation Night Dinner, Friday 28 November 2014 in Brisbane. Seats are limited and selling fast. Click here to purchase tickets for the awards presentation night.

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Used vehicle imports a risk to safety: ITS Australia

Media Release 30 October 2014

Used vehicle imports a risk to safety: ITS Australia

Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Australia has highlighted the risks to Australian transport safety that would be created by allowing parallel new vehicle and used vehicle imports. The warning is part of ITS Australia’s submission to the Federal Government 2014 Review of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989.

Infrastructure and Regional Development Minister Jamie Briggs’ terms of reference for the 2014 Review emphasises “ . . . reducing regulatory burden (red tape) on business . . .” and whether the Act “. . . facilitates effective and proportionate compliance by industry and consumers bringing new and used road vehicles to the Australian market for the first time.”
ITS Australia Chief Executive Officer Susan Harris said reducing barriers to used and parallel imported vehicles could have significant unintended consequences for the safety and efficiency of Australian transport. Read More   

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