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2011 IBM Australia Commuter Pain Study

2011 IBM Australia Commuter Pain Study

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.


Biographies & photos

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

Press releases
Date Title
17 Feb 2011 Australian cities not keeping up with commuter needs: IBM Commuter Pain Study

Photos

  • IBM Commuter Pain Study - Australian Index

    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.


Contact(s) for the Press kit

Jessica Griffin
IBM External Relations
+64 9 359 8458
+64 21 243 1035
jgriffin@nz1.ibm.com