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Austroads Road Safety Engineering Toolkit

The Road Safety Engineering Toolkit is a reference tool for road engineering practitioners in state and local governments. It outlines best-practice, low cost, high return road environment measures to achieve a reduction in road trauma.


Thu 16th Sep 2010

Transforming Australian Cities - For a more financially viable and sustainable future

This study was jointly commissioned by the Victorian Department of Transport and the City of Melbourne to establish the potential to transform metropolitan Melbourne to meet the projected population of 8 million by 2050.


Thu 16th Sep 2010

Cycle Network and Route Planning Guide, New Zealand

This guide aims to promote a consistent approach to planning the provision for cycling in New Zealand.


Wed 15th Sep 2010

Guide to Traffic Management
Part 13: Road Environment Safety

Part 13 of the Austroads Guide to Traffic Management is concerned with Road Environment Safety. It details traffic management practices under the Safe System philosophy. The guide emphasises the need for the road system to provide an environment which assists road users to behave effectively and safely. It considers the role of traffic management in influencing road user behaviour.


Wed 11th Feb 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 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