Public transport

Conference paper

Public transport privatisation in Melbourne: what went wrong?

The purpose of this paper is to attempt an evaluation of the results to date of the Melbourne privatisation process, with a view to establishing whether it represents an improvement over continued government operation.
Conference paper

Pedalling forward: case studies in active transport initiatives from Sydney’s Inner West

This paper examines the current state of local policy and practice in active transport in Australia through describing a novel project in Sydney’s Inner West.
Strategy

Whitehorse Integrated Transport Strategy 2011

This strategy document creates a framework to consider the different modes of transport available to the Whitehorse community and provides direction to facilitate travel options and networks that are sustainable, convenient, accessible and safe.
Policy report

Government policy statement on land transport

Government Policy Statement on land transport (GPS) is reviewed every three years and guides investment in transport by providing a 10-year outlook of how spending will be prioritised in the land transport network. The GPS 2021 builds on the strategic direction of GPS 2018 by...
Strategy

ACT Transport strategy 2020

This document sets out the ACT Government’s approach to achieving flexible, reliable and sustainable transport options for Canberrans. It provides a framework for planning and investment in transport for the next 20 years.
Report

Reforming public transport planning and delivery

This report examines the difference in which public transport planning is undertaken and services are delivered. The report focuses primarily on urban public transport markets, with some consideration given to intercity markets.
Guide

Guidelines: Equivalent access under the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002 (Cth)

These guidelines have been developed by the Australian Human Rights Commission to provide clear and practical assistance to facilitate compliance with the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002 (Cth) (the Transport Standards) through the use of equivalent access.
Conference paper

The power of integrated spatial modelling: RailSmart Planning Wanneroo

This paper discusses a major Smart Cities project, the output of which is an interactive digital platform which tests optimal public transport patronage and employment creation potential of various railway station development options.
Conference paper

Governance and engagement to optimise outcomes for public transport mega-projects

Transport and land use planning for major infrastructure projects is often not well aligned, resulting in poor urban outcomes or lost opportunities associated with major investment in transit amenity. The aim of this paper is to identify the drivers of success for large-scale, complex transport...
Conference paper

Melbourne’s growth area infrastructure contribution and the funding of public transport in outer suburbs

in 2010 the Growth Area Infrastructure Contribution (GAIC) fund was introduced to partially offset (up to 15%) the cost of new ‘essential state-funded’ infrastructure in growth areas on Melbourne’s fringe. This paper examines the GAIC fund and within this, its use for public transport –...