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iMOVE CRC’S top 10 articles for 2018

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The year 2018 has been iMOVE’s first full calendar year in operation. We thought you might like to see the top 10 most-read stories on the iMOVE website.

And here they are, numbered from the tenth-most read story, down to number one. Thanks for reading, and we’ll see you again in 2019!

10. CAVI 500-vehicle C-ITS Field Operational Test

This was the first project we announced. It sees Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads conducting an on-road field test of C-ITS safety applications retrofitted to around 500 vehicles and road infrastructure, in Ipswich, Queensland. A second project closely aligned with this is the C-ITS Pilot Security Credential Management System: Evaluation and Research.

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9. Sydney Buses trial e-paper signs with real-time info for passengers

Sydney Buses ran a 2-month trial of solar-powered e-paper signs that displayed bus arrival times, network interruption information, and bus capacity to its customers.

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8. iMOVE announces commencement of Industry PhD Program

And here’s some news above iMOVE itself! We have had great success running Industry PhD programs in an earlier CRC, and we are confident this latest iteration will also see some interesting projects, and great experiences for both the companies and students involved.

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7. iMOVE’s first 10 projects: who’s doing what, and where?

At the time of writing we have 15 projects up and running, with more close to being signed (more on those in the new year). But here, gathered together in the one highly clickable, easily digestible spot are details of our first 10 projects.

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6. Data use for improved transport management and journey reliability

This iMOVE research project, running on the impressive AIMES test bed, involves the collection and analysis of detailed data to implement and validate advanced algorithms, to support the early identification of the onset of congestion and identify how best to mitigate its potential impact.

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5. Australian transport open data sources

Where might a data scientist, developer, or other interested parties go to find open data sources? This list, of datasets at state, territory, and city levels, is a pretty good start!

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4. Sydney’s new Metro driverless train undergoing track tests

Sydney is building three new train lines, on which will run driverless trains. The first is due to open to the public in the first half of 2019. Find out more about the trains, lines, and expected times they will all be operational.

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3. Mobility as a Service: does Australia want it?

This is a writeup of the results of our first completed project, the MaaS and On-Demand Transport Consumer Research and Report. Do people want MaaS? Do they know what MaaS is? And what form of MaaS do they want? In this article we cover the main results of the survey.

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2. Australian Integrated Multimodal Ecosystem – a world first

In the transport world, the AIMES test bed is regarded as an important piece of work. It’s world-leading, and it’s located in Australia. Find out more about what it is, and what it will achieve.

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1. MaaS and On-Demand Transport – Consumer Research and Report

And at number 1, our most-read article in 2018, is the details of our first completed project. In it Australian transport users across the nation were surveyed to better understand their appreciation of, and interest in, on-demand transport services. That research will be analysed to offer insight into preparing a pathway forward for on-demand transport services in Australia.

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