Ridesharing — Cut CO2 and make your daily commute more fun Every day two million Australians drive more than 45 minutes to work. Worse still, they commute alone in their car. Sound familiar? Regulatory solutions to the city traffic Since the 1950s, rapid suburban growth has undeniably led to longer travel times for commuters.
Carpooling as a concept has had a long journey, with a few detours The first signs of informal carpooling arrived during the 1950s, but it really took off as a concept in the mid 1970’s. Fuelled by a combustible mix of nascent environmentalism, gas price hikes, the first glimpses of real traffic congestion, pea-souper
Owning a car costs money. A lot of money. On average, owning a car costs AUD 13,000 per family per year. When the average household income in Australia is $81,500 (before tax), this represents a significant 16% of all income being spent on private transport. The good news is that as early as 2030,
Evolution of Carpooling – Reactive to Proactive? Born out of a necessity to conserve rubber and fuel for wartime efforts in North America, carpooling has evolved to play a critical role in planning city infrastructure and tackling ‘avoidable’ congestion costs. It is estimated that across eight capital cities in Australia, avoidable congestion costs businesses a
TaaS and CAVs Breaking the paradigm of “my-car, my-trip, my-space.” Anyone who ventures out onto our roads during rush hour will attest to the fact that our roads are broken. They are full of cars, but not people. We are so used to seeing only one person in every car around us, that we