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ITS Summit shows strength of transport technology industry in Australia

The 5th annual Australian Intelligent Transport Systems Summit has been hailed a great success.

More than 400 international and Australian ITS leaders attended the ITS Summit (27-28 September 2017) to hear more than 50 Australian and international speakers at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. ITS Australia hosted the event in partnership with the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads. Read more

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Driverless car software adapted to cope with kangaroos in Australia

Software to enable the introduction of driverless cars in Australia has had to be adapted to cope with the hazard of kangaroos.

Fully automated, driverless cars are expected to be introduced on Australian roads as early as 2021. Read more

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ITS Australia article Sunday Herald Sun 10 September 2017

ITS Australia Chief Executive Susan Harris was interviewed for an article in the Sunday Herald Sun (10 Sept 2017), the biggest selling paper of the week. Titled Talking to the Traffic, the article features the University of Melbourne led Australian Integrated Multi-modal EcoSystem (AIMES) test bed. Read more

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Former ITS Australia President Lauchlan McIntosh elected new Global NCAP Chairman

Lauchlan McIntosch has been elected Global NCAP Chairman at the organisation’s annual meeting held in Antwerp. He succeeds Max Mosley who is retiring as Chairman having served in this role since Global NCAP’s formation in 2011. Lauchlan McIntosh is a past President of ITS Australia. Read more

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Policy Manager

ITS Australia is seeking a Policy Manager. This new role is an opportunity to be a thought leader and influence how we will live tomorrow. Attractive package and flexible conditions for the right candidate. Would suit someone from the industry, with passion and drive to make a difference. Read more

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Inner-city Melbourne to become a testing ground for smart, integrated transport

Buses, trams and cars will be able to talk to each other as part of a
world-first transport project that will prevent traffic jams, cut travel times,
and improve safety. Read more

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Smart Transport for Mobility Systems Joint Submission

ITS Australia has particpated in an industry collective representing over 380 public and private sector organisations that define transport and mobility in Australia.

The Smart Transport for Mobility Systems Joint Submission recommends that the Federal Government considers including smart transport and mobility system indicators in the National Cities Performance Framework (NCPF). Read more

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ITS Australia to outline Intelligent Transport Systems opportunities to Federal Government

ITS Australia will today meet with the Hon Darren Chester MP, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport to consider future transport technology opportunities in Australia.

ITS Australia identified 43 focus areas for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in its Report Smart Transport for Australia to support the development, deployment and adoption of transport technology to improve the safety, efficiency and sustainability of Australia’s transport network. Read more

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Australian states lead Connected and Automated Vehicle trials

ITS Australia has welcomed the latest Australian state government announcement of connected and automated vehicle trials on public roads.

On Friday 11 August 2017, the Victorian Government announced an automated vehicle trial had commenced on the Monash-CityLink-Tullarmarine corridor in partnership with RACV, Transurban and VicRoads. Read more

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Intelligent Transport Systems – Transforming transport in Australia

Solar powered cars, drones and the Southern Hemisphere’s only Hyperloop project are among the transport technology initiatives being considered to transform mobility in Australia.

Intelligent transport systems (ITS) leaders from American, Asia Pacific and Europe will join the Australian smart transport community to explore current and future technologies at the Australian Intelligent Transport Systems Summit, 27-28 September 2017, at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.  Read more

 

 

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