Less than a week to go!

With less than a week to go until the 23rd World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITSWC), TMR is excited to be plugged into the global energy around ITS and its transformational impact on our transport systems.  Hear Miranda Blogg, Director (Cooperative and Automated Vehicle Initiative), talk about preparing for new technology and why she’s … Read more

An international perspective on road safety – PIARC

The World Road Association (PIARC) Council Meeting Cape Town, South Africa 21-22 September 2016  Last week I represented Australia and New Zealand at the World Road Association (PIARC) Council meeting in Cape Town, South Africa as the Australian First Delegate. This was the second World Road Congress I have attended, last year the event was held … Read more

Queensland ITS World Congress technical tour

What is better than attending the ITS World Conference in Melbourne? Joining the Queensland technical tour after the event, of course! The Queensland Pavilion is excited to host a technical tour of multi-modal intelligent transport systems (ITS) in Brisbane on Monday 17 October. We have developed a full day’s program for congress delegates that will provide … Read more

Beyond the timetable – Demand Responsive Transport

Queensland is set to lead Australia in demand responsive transport, leveraging new technologies and trialling new forms of passenger transport to deliver greater choice for Queenslanders. Technology is continuing to change how we live, do business and move around. The smartphone has really created the opportunity for Demand Responsive Transport (DRT) to change the way people view … Read more

Challenging domestic violence

As the Queensland Government’s CEO Champion for domestic and family violence (DFV) awareness I have made a commitment to take part in Australia’s CEO Challenge (ACEOC) Race again this year. This a key event in which CEOs, senior business executives and community leaders compete against each other to promote awareness of the impacts of DFV … Read more

Get on your bike, Queensland

Black and white, out-of-focus photo of a bike and rider on the road

Yesterday, the Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports and Minister for Energy, Biofuels and Water Supply, Mark Bailey MP hosted a forum to help shape a new cycling strategy for Queensland. The forum allowed cycling stakeholders from across Queensland to have their say, and for the Minister to hear first-hand what Queenslanders want … Read more

Speak up for road safety – Danielle’s story

  Thursday 19 February 2009 is a day that will forever be etched in my memory. It was to be a day of celebration, a day to celebrate my youngest boy’s 5th birthday. I spent my lunch break laughing and chatting with work colleagues decorating a birthday cake. After work I collected my two youngest … Read more

A little further north each year

There has been a bit of news of late in relation to the movement of the earth and our compensation for it. The tectonic plate on which the Australian continent sits  is moving roughly northwards at the rate of around 7cm per year. The practical upshot of this is that using a standalone GPS, such … Read more