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Guide to Road Design
Part 4: Intersections and Crossings – General

Part 4 of the Guide to Road Design, when used in conjunction with other relevant parts of the Guide to Road Design and Guide to Traffic Management, provides the information and guidance necessary for a road designer to prepare detailed geometric design drawings that are adequate to facilitate the construction of intersections and crossings.


Tue 15th Dec 2009

Guide to Road Design
Part 6A: Pedestrian and Cyclist Paths

The Guide to Road Design - Part 6A: Pedestrian and Cyclist Paths provides guidance to the planning, design and construction of off-road paths for pedestrians and bicycle users.  The guide includes essential design criteria such as operating speeds, gradients, widths etc and also covers terminal treatments and connections to roads and other structures.


Sat 12th Dec 2009

Guide to Traffic Management
Part 12: Traffic Impacts of Developments

Part 12 – Traffic Impacts of Development identifies and manages the impacts on the road system arising from land use developments.  It provides guidance for planners and engineers associated with the design, development and management of a variety of land use developments.  The aim is to ensure consistency in the assessment and treatment of traffic impacts, including addressing the needs of all road users and the effect upon the broader community.


Wed 11th Feb 2009

Guide to Traffic Management
Part 10: Traffic Control and Communications Devices

Part 10: Traffic Control and Communications Devices is concerned with the tools that are required for traffic management and traffic control within a network. It covers the various control devices used to regulate and guide traffic, including signs, traffic signals, pavement markings, delineators, and traffic islands. Other devices and technologies that convey information and guidance to road users while they are active in traffic are also included.


Wed 11th Feb 2009

Guide to Traffic Management
Part 9: Traffic Operations

Part 9 of the Austroads Guide to Traffic Management - Traffic Operations is concerned with the day-to-day operations that support the provision of road services to road network users. Part 9 introduces the concept of traffic operations as underpinning road user services, covers the major types of services provided and outlines the role of intelligent transport systems (ITS) in delivering these services.


Wed 11th Feb 2009

Guide to Traffic Management
Part 7: Traffic Management in Activity Centres

Part 7 – Traffic Management in Activity Centres is concerned with the planning and management of centres typified by high levels of internal activity and interaction, especially by pedestrians.  It addresses the need to obtain a balance between providing for vehicular access and providing for pedestrian, cyclist and public transport needs without compromising the functionality of a site.


Wed 11th Feb 2009

Guide to Traffic Management
Part 4: Network Management

Part 4 discusses traffic management at a network level.  It addresses network needs of the various categories of user, the characteristics of various types of network and describes a planning process for balancing or prioritising the competing needs of different users.


Wed 11th Feb 2009

Guide to Traffic Management
Part 1: Introduction to Traffic Management

Part 1: Introduction to Traffic Management provides an introduction to the discipline of traffic management and an overview of the structure and content of the full set of guides that make up the Austroads Guide to Traffic Management series. It outlines the breadth of the subject, the distribution of content among the various parts of the guide, and the relationship with other guides such as those for Road Design, Road Safety and Road Transport Planning.


Wed 11th Feb 2009

Guide to Traffic Management
Part 11: Parking

Part 11 – Parking is concerned with the parking management process.  It provides guidance for planners and engineers to ensure that parking is provided in a safe and efficient manner, and with due regard to considerations of access to, and the impact on, the wider road and transport system.


Mon 11th Feb 2008

Guide to Traffic Management
Part 8: Local Area Traffic Management

Part 8 of the Guide to Traffic Management – Local Area Traffic Management (LATM), is concerned with the planning and management of road space usage within a local area.  The aim of LATM is to reduce traffic volumes and speeds in local streets to improve safety and access for residents, especially pedestrians and cyclists. 


Mon 11th Feb 2008