Transport researchers can gain important insights into traveller behaviour by
examining the cruising phenomenon, and policy makers, especially those concerned
with ports and maritime matters, need to be able to evaluate ...
Measuring and monitoring the performance and productivity of passenger transportation
has become a popular activity within public and private transit organisations. This lecture
evaluates some of the indicators of ...
This paper was presented at the 1991 Tourism Outlook Forum (Australian Tourism
Research Institute). It examines the state of play in the surface passenger transport
system and comments on the implications of developments ...
Hensher, David A.; Battellino, Helen C.; Gee, Julie L.(1991-08)
Responsible local governments recognise the need to be sensitive to the local
environmental implications of decisions taken in the course of developing strategies to
ensure the efficient use of scarce resources. Rather ...
A polychotomous discrete-continuous choice system of the spatial distribution of retail expenditures is jointly
estimated which allows the imposition of cross-equation restrictions between functions describing discrete ...
Performance measurement in the public sector is recognised as important for tracking
progress. The selection of indicators of performance is somewhat arbitrary, and made difficult
by the absence of any benchmarks for ...
Responsible local governments recognize the need to be sensitive to the local environmental
implications of decisions taken in the course of developing strategies to ensure the efficient use of
scarce resources. Rather ...
Urban transport research and planning is facing some major challenges. There is a new
realism emerging which is recognising that it is not possible to construct enough
capacity to match projected growth in traffic, ...
Urban Australia has seen a continuing movement away from
public transit. In 1988 over 95% of all passenger kilometres in
the Sydney Metropolitan area were by car and truck. There is
now a growing recognition of the costs ...
Policies of deregulation, privatisation and, especially, rationalisation are being
increasingly adopted as mechanisms for a competitive and more market oriented
approach to transport supply, particularly in rural areas. ...
The selling of long-distance travel as a package has its origins in the latter half of the last
century and the practice has been instrumental in turning travel into a consumer item.
Packaging is found to be significant ...
Hensher, David A.; Daniels, Rhonda; DeMellow, Ian(1992)
There is a recognition that Australia’s rail systems, as the major
recipient of government subsidy, have to improve their
performance and become more cost efficient. Any policy
designed to reduce costs must consider the ...
Hensher, David A.; Daniels, Rhonda; Battellino, Helen(1992)
Media attention to truck safety in recent years has highlighted the
lack of scientific evidence on the real causes of heavy vehicle
crashes. The paper examines the hypothesis that the underlying
causes of unsafe on-road ...
Road-based public transport internationally is increasingly exposed to the economic
elements of competition, private ownership and tendered operations as part of a strategy
by governments to improve the efficiency of ...
This paper presents and analyses the major structural and
operational changes in international civil aviation that are
currently occurring. Out of the plethora of these changes are
some that will have a greater impact ...