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Pedestrian push placebo pacifies people in perplexing periods

Pedestrian push placebo pacifies people in perplexing periods

Social science, both popular and academic, is obsessed with the power of little things including, it would seem, the placebo pedestrian crossing.

Has reality finally caught up with the driverless car hype?

Has reality finally caught up with the driverless car hype?

Despite a colossal level of hype, a few small signs indicate driverless cars might be on our roads sooner rather than later.

Novel fixes for Australian cities to navigate out of traffic congestion

Novel fixes for Australian cities to navigate out of traffic congestion

Australia is lagging behind in its use of traffic-control technology and our cities are struggling. What's slowing us down?

Playing in traffic: the dirty tricks publishers use to boost online views

Playing in traffic: the dirty tricks publishers use to boost online views

If you think traffic on the net is easily quantifiable, think again.

Don’t knock speeding fines

Don’t knock speeding fines

Crikey readers discuss Bronwyn Bishop and other issues of the day.

Back-scratching and bullying: inside traffic watchers ATN

Back-scratching and bullying: inside traffic watchers ATN

Employees of traffic report monopolist Australian Traffic Network have rounded on their former firm as momentum builds before the "ageist" unfair dismissal case of ex-Channel Nine traffic wizz Jason Bouman.

‘Get that f-cking fat old c-nt off Channel 9’: traffic guy claims ageism

‘Get that f-cking fat old c-nt off Channel 9’: traffic guy claims ageism

Australia's leading helicopter traffic report network has been accused of ageism in a swingeing statement of claim lodged in the NSW Administrative Decisions Tribunal.

Your work commute is killing you

Your work commute is killing you

Getting stuck in traffic jams is dangerous for your health and your sanity. Workers with long commutes are more likely to face obesity, stress, lower levels of happiness and relationship breakdowns, says new research.