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This report argues that Australia should revamp how it selects major transport projects, so that governments can better know which new roads and railways are worth building and avoid squandering billions of dollars of public money on the wrong projects.
In the last ten years, transit use in Southern California has fallen significantly. This report investigates that falling transit use. The authors examined patterns of transit service and patronage over time and across the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) region, and consider an array...
This report argues that while emissions from transport have historically risen with economic growth, modal shift away from motor vehicle travel, a reduction in trips and trip lengths, and increased energy efficiency offer pathways for emission reductions.
The popularity of public transport especially rail-based transit in urban areas replacing the role of motorised transport has been widely discussed. Among rail transit options, the modern tram is considered as one of the most efficient modes of transport with significant effects on establishing a...
This guide seeks to encourage policy makers, planners, designers, and operators to think beyond compliance and the physical and governance boundaries of services and infrastructure, and focus instead on people's accessibility needs across the whole of their public transport journey.
Provides an overview of freight, urban and non-urban passenger rail, including traffic levels, infrastructure and rolling stock, and railway performance.
This paper describes the policies and issues involved in the long history of a proposed rail link to Melbourne Airport.
Representing the culmination of five years of research, this report examines seven domains of a city’s liveability that also promote the health and wellbeing of Australians – walkability, public transport, public open spaces, housing affordability, employment and the food and alcohol environments.
The Western Australian Transport and Planning Minister has released the revised State Planning Policy 5.4: Road and Rail Noise (SPP5.4) and associated guidelines for public comment.