The artist, the modeller and the oracle
There’s an old saying about forecasting being like driving a car blindfolded helped by directions from a person looking out […]
Ride Sharing, Autonomous Vehicles and Mobility as a Service – a new modelling tool for policy analysis!
The market for transport is undergoing one of the most radical shifts we have seen in decades. New technology combined […]
Right to the City – Applying Justice Tests to Public Transport Investments
Imagine you are a policy-maker working in a city that faces growing travel demands and persistent socioeconomic inequality: How might […]
From plains to planes: forecasting travel demands for a city in transformation
Up until recently, travel demands of residents at Badgerys Creek were relatively light: perhaps a few farmers taking a van-load […]
Should we still survey households on their travel?
Every waking hour, our smartphones are sending blips of data telling Google and our phone providers where we are and […]
Improving transport model runtimes
VLC is unique among Traffic and Transport consultancies in that we build and maintain our own state of the art […]
Take a ride through Uber’s Movement data
This morning, transport nuts all over the world are busy exploring the wealth of travel data which Uber collects from […]
Transportation Modelling using Software Development Principles
It is a fact of life to transportation modellers that the models they employ are neither purely software or purely […]
An excellent morning out: AITPM Ringwood Station Technical Tour
On Thursday the 8th of December four of the VLC team took part in an excellent tour of the recently […]
Modelling Freight in Australia
In past years, freight modelling capabilities in many road agencies have failed to keep pace with a growing need for […]
Good News: Australians are waking up earlier!
Good News: Australians are waking up earlier! Bad news: It is not because they want to. Anybody in Australia would agree […]