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Transport



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This Collection includes resources related to cities and towns, public infrastructure, planning, transportation and more. Originally established in July 2012 in partnership with RMIT's College of Design and Social Context and the Centre for Urban Research, the Collection was additionally supported by the Henry Halloran...
Strategy

FACTS: Framework for an Australian Clean Transport Strategy

This strategy document has been developed by 18 clean transport and energy experts to enable and boost cooperative action across federal, state/territory, and local governments, together with industry, to support the decarbonisation of Australia’s transport sector.
Conference proceedings

City movement and infrastructure: SOAC 2021 conference track and abstracts

Our cities need big thinking, new conceptual and methodological practices, as well as research and advocacy to place just infrastructure transitions at the centre of urban and regional planning. To that end, this track includes research outputs that address these complex challenges.
Report

Benchmarking Melbourne 2022

This report measures Melbourne’s all-round performance against 20 peer cities. The report highlights the need for greater collaboration between business, institutions, government, entrepreneurs and residents, to ensure that Greater Melbourne has a great future.
Report

Not going the extra mile: driving less to tackle climate change

This report discusses the economic, environmental and social benefits for the UK to reduce the number of annual car journeys.
Report

Coastal shipping investment approach

This report assists Waka Kotahi on how best to invest the funding that has been allocated and to provide Waka Kotahi with an up-to-date view of the sector’s shape and its key challenges and opportunities.
Report

Te Ara Matatika: The Fair Path

This report argues New Zealand leaders need to rethink the transport system around two objectives - reducing car dependence and making the transport system fairer.
Strategy

2021 Australian infrastructure plan

The reforms outlined in this strategy document reflect an industry consensus that was developed in close collaboration with government, industry and communities. Infrastructure Australia completed a comprehensive engagement program that targeted more than 6,500 community members and industry stakeholders across Australia’s cities and regions.
Working paper

Street space allocation and use in Melbourne’s activity centres

This research from urban planning experts details how inner-city suburbs in Melbourne lack footpath space – increasingly vital real estate amid strict indoor dining capacity limits that have been imposed as part of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Strategy

Victoria’s infrastructure strategy 2021-2051

This strategy document builds on the work of the first cross-sectoral infrastructure strategy delivered in 2016, and presents a vision for a thriving, inclusive and sustainable Victoria over the next 30 years.
Report

Integrated transport planning

The objective of this audit was to assess if the Victorian Department of Transport is demonstrably integrating its transport planning.
Report

Innovative responses to urban transportation: current practice in Australian cities

This research explores how Australian urban transport programs and policies are responding to changes in transport technology, travel patterns, environmental imperatives and spatial development dynamics in order to offer guidance about future directions and options, and seeks to identify potential policy directions for Australia’s cities...
Report

All aboard: a plan for fairly decarbonising how people travel

This report outlines a vision for a transport system that is fair to all, works to improve people’s health and wellbeing, and provides a better environment for nature.
Strategy

International standards: targeted regulatory review – regulatory roadmap

Examining strategic opportunities to incorporate international standards into regulation and to demonstrate leadership in standards development, this regulatory roadmap lays out plans to advance regulatory modernisation in support of economic growth and innovation in Canada.
Report

Transport emissions: pathways to net zero by 2050

In the document, the authors present four potential pathways for New Zealand to achieve a net-zero transport system by 2050.
Report

Biofuel insights: an independent report prepared for EECA

This paper aims to inform discussions about potential pathways of biofuel uptake and the associated emissions reductions in New Zealand’s light and heavy road transport, and domestic aviation and shipping.
Policy report

How governments use evidence to make transport policy

This report looks at how the United Kingdom (UK) and comparable countries use evidence in designing transport policy, and offers recommendations for how the UK can make better policy in future.
Discussion paper

Future fuels strategy: discussion paper

New vehicle technologies and fuels will drive the future of road transport in Australia. This document sets out the Australian Government’s direction and practical actions that will encourage the private sector to commercially deploy low emissions road transport technologies at scale.
Strategy

Victoria’s draft 30-year infrastructure strategy

This draft strategy document takes an integrated, cross‐sectoral view of infrastructure planning, making 95 draft recommendations to the Victorian government across both metropolitan and regional Victoria.
Strategy

Infrastructure priorities for the regions

Infrastructure Victoria have published this resource to coincide with the release of the draft 30-year infrastructure strategy for broad community and stakeholder consultation.