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...
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
Mainstreaming green infrastructure elements into the design of public road reserves: challenges for road authorities
Global warming poses particular challenges for urban areas due to the greater intensity of rainfall and issues of stormwater runoff, and the heat island effect generated by the reflection of the sun off hard surfaces, such as buildings and road pavements; for example, in Australian...
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.
Urban rail and sustainable development: key lessons from Hong Kong, New York, London and India for emerging cities
This paper discusses the significance of urban rail in sustainable development through a number of case studies.