Roads

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Conference paper

On edge: multi-benefit, nature-based climate adaptation for towns on the Great Ocean Road

This paper reports the results of a 2021 Monash University collaborative Master of Architecture and Master of Urban Planning and Design Studio, where students speculated on ways to address climate change adaptation in the small coastal towns Skenes Creek, Apollo Bay and Marengo on the...
Conference paper

How age and gender shape Australia’s vision of roads

This paper explores the potential application of the Social Licence to Operate the Road System (SLORS) to assist in determining the public’s support, tolerance, or opposition to road policy issues for different age and gender groups.
Position paper

Northern Territory infrastructure framework position paper

The Northern Territory government is seeking stakeholder and public feedback on this position paper, which sets the vision, purpose and implementation pathways to prioritise government investment in infrastructure.
Journal article

Sustainability and interoperability: an economic study on BIM implementation by a small civil engineering firm

In the area of civil engineering, due to the local nature of many of the software tools used, interoperability problems are frequent, with few studies addressing the economic impact of this, especially in small engineering firms. The main contribution of this paper is a design...
Journal article

Can multiple contractors self-regulate their joint service delivery? A serious gaming experiment on road maintenance planning

It is currently unclear how performance-based payments in network tenders can effectively encourage network members to coordinate their own operations, so a serious game was performed that simulates road maintenance planning to study changes in decision making and the emergence of network coordination. The experiments...
Report

Infrastructure priority list: update to the February 2020 infrastructure priority list

The Infrastructure Priority List is the authoritative guide to the priority infrastructure investments Australia needs to secure a sustainable and prosperous future. Reflecting the national need for infrastructure investment to progress quickly, this mid-year update has been launched for the first time
Report

Investigation into the planning and delivery of the Western Highway duplication project

Victorian government agencies acted in good faith when consulting with traditional custodians seeking to protect Aboriginal cultural heritage on Djab Wurrung Country near Ararat, the Victorian Ombudsman has found.
Conference paper

Lean construction quality assurance opportunities in highway construction

Quality management is a significant component of any construction project and the cost of quality can constitute a sizable part of total construction cost. US state highway agencies are in constant pressure to do more with less, so applying Lean construction management principles can be...
Report

Safety on Victoria's roads—regional road barriers

This audit examines whether Victoria’s regional road barriers program has met its intended safety outcomes.
Working paper

Green freight 2020

The Ministry of Transport has produced this working paper to provide the government with a range of options to support greater uptake of alternative green fuels in the road freight industry. This is part of the Ministry’s wider programme of work to reduce greenhouse gas...
Discussion paper

Review of ‘Guidelines for trials of automated vehicles in Australia’: discussion paper

The National Transport Commission is reviewing the 2017 'Guidelines for trials of automated vehicles in Australia' to ensure they continue to encourage a nationally consistent and safe approach to automated vehicle trials. This discussion paper has been released to gather public feedback.
Briefing paper

North East Link Bill 2020: Bill Brief

This paper presents an overview of the North East Link Bill 2020, the Victorian Government’s plans to establish a state-owned tolling corporation, the recent history of public-private road projects in Victoria and a summary of the business case for the Corporation.
Strategy

Road to zero: New Zealand’s road safety strategy 2020-2030

This strategy document articulates the New Zealand government's vision and guiding principles for how the road network is designed, how road safety decisions are made, and targets and outcomes for 2030.
Article

We’re still fighting city freeways after half a century

The link between public (and increasingly private) investment in mega-road projects and growing emissions appears to have escaped the attention of the processes that oversee public project decisions – panel hearings, ministerial processes and environmental impact assessments.
Journal article

Lane-level road network generation techniques for lane-level maps of autonomous vehicles: a survey

This paper presents an overview of lane-level road network generation techniques for the lane-level maps of autonomous vehicles with on-board systems, including the representation and generation of lane-level road networks.
Conference paper

Best value procurement from a contractor point of view

Best Value Procurement (BVP) was introduced in Norway in 2016. BVP has contributed, to a certain extent, to Lean implementation. However, the practice should be improved to increase value and transparency and minimize conflict and waste.
Report

Installation of Geopolymer concrete pavement at Wyndham Street for City of Sydney: interim report

It has been calculated that cement production is responsible for about six percent of total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and, while considerable effort has been undertaken by Australian industry to reduce emissions due to the energy input, which is considerable, process emissions represent about 56...
Report

West Gate Tunnel Project and CityLink tolls: independent advice based on public information

This report provides detailed analysis of the CityLink and the West Gate Tunnel projects. For ease of reading, the detailed toll revenue modelling approach and key assumptions are contained in appendices, but are important to the independent advice.
Report

Safety assurance for automated driving systems: decision regulation impact statement

The purpose of this decision regulation impact statement is to analyse options for the safety assurance of automated driving systems. This analysis is intended to inform a Transport and Infrastructure Council decision on a safety assurance approach.
Briefing paper

Last mile freight: critical policy brief

This briefing draws upon the expertise of RMIT’s transport research community to inform policy makers and the wider community on critical challenges facing Victoria’s freight sector.