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.
The objective of this audit was to examine the efficiency of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau’s (ATSB’s) investigation of transport accidents and safety occurrences.
This fact sheet outlines the federal government’s electric vehicle strategy, to ensure a planned and managed transition to new vehicle technology and infrastructure so Australia can reap the benefits.
The Share the Road Programme (launched in 2008 by UN Environment and the FIA Foundation for the Automobile and Society) acts as an advocate for action. This report highlights the best practice of countries around the world to prioritize the needs of pedestrians and cyclists....
The 2019 Infrastructure Priority List details nationally significant investments, providing decision makers with advice and guidance on specific infrastructure investments in Australia.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) is examining the effectiveness of the Australian road rules relating to driver distraction. This issues paper explores the questions around responsibility for driver distractions, technologies that can assist and distract from the driving task, and prescriptive versus performance-based approaches.
It’s a cross between a bus and light rail, a new form of transport that promises greater flexibility and a reduction in costs – it’s called the trackless tram.
Online bots are getting better at sounding human, because humans online are sounding more like...
The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently warned that global warming could reach 1.5℃ as early as 2030. The landmark report by leading scientists urged nations to do more to avert an impending crisis.
We have 12 years, the report said, to contain...
This working paper explores the long-term future of public transport in New Zealand’s cities, in a world where transport technologies and services are rapidly evolving.
This briefing draws upon the expertise of RMIT’s transport research community to inform policy makers and the wider community on the critical challenge presented by congestion.
This briefing draws upon the expertise of RMIT’s transport research community to inform policy makers and the wider community on critical challenges and opportunities in planning for and maintaining Victoria’s transport infrastructure.
This briefing draws upon the expertise of RMIT’s transport research community to inform policy makers and the wider community on critical challenges presented by the emergence of new transport technologies.
This policy brief draws upon the expertise of RMIT’s transport research community to inform policy makers and the wider community on the critical challenge of increasing participation in active transport.
An increasing number of jurisdictions are seeking new ways to manage the competing needs of different modes on increasingly congested road networks. Network Operations Planning (NOP) is becoming ‘best practice’ in managing multi-modal transport networks. This paper presents a critical review of the implementation of...
Urban mobility options have substantially increased in recent years, enabled by the widespread availability of smart device software Apps, geo-positioning technology, and the ease of electronic financial transactions. These options are likely to be supplemented soon by the rapidly advancing development of autonomous vehicles. Commercial...
Public transport customer amenities cover a range of ancillary improvements which are not directly related to operations or service quantity but can enhance the quality of the passenger experience. Examples include information provision, passenger facilities, station/stop quality and personal security measures. While much research has...
With increasing mindfulness of car dependency, several strategies included developing sharing-economy mobility systems have been offered to help in restricting private vehicle usage. This study provides the survey results of two progressive and innovative shared-mobility schemes (GoGET and UBER) that have recently commenced operations in...