The 2011 IBM Australian Commuter Pain survey of over 1,500 commuters, distributed throughout Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth looked at differences in metropolitan commuting patterns and the effects roadway traffic and work, university and school performance have on a person’s health and lifestyle. For press resources relating to the 2011 Australian Commuter Pain Study, please see below.
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John Hawkins - Smarter Transport SME, IBM Australia
Catherine Caruana-McManus - Smarter Cities SME, IBM Australia
Matt English- Smarter Cities SME, IBM Australia
Edward Chung - Professor, Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering, School of Urban Development, Queensland University of Technology
|17 Feb 2011||Australian cities not keeping up with commuter needs: IBM Commuter Pain Study|
IBM Commuter Pain Study - Australian Index
Date added: 22 Feb 2011
The index is comprised of 10 issues: 1) commuting time, 2) time stuck in traffic, agreement that: 3) price of gas is already too high, 4) traffic has gotten worse, 5) start-stop traffic is a problem, 6) driving causes stress, 7) driving causes anger, 8) traffic affects work, 9) traffic so bad driving stopped, and 10) decided not to make trip due to traffic. The cities scored as follows: Beijing: 99, Mexico City: 99, Johannesburg: 97, Moscow: 84, New Delhi: 81, Sao Paolo: 75, Milan: 52, Buenos Aires: 50, Madrid: 48, Sydney: 40 London: 36, Paris: 36, Brisbane: 34, Toronto: 32, Melbourne: 32, Auckland: 28, Amsterdam: 25, Los Angeles: 25, Berlin: 24, Montreal: 23, Christchurch: 23, Adelaide: 22, New York: 19, Perth: 19, Houston: 17, Wellington: 17, Stockholm: 15.
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