This paper discusses a number of initiatives undertaken in Australia
to improve the efficiency of the transport sector, long recognised as
one of the most inefficient links in the economic cycle of production,
The debate over light rail transit (LRT) systems is often a confrontation
between advocates and opponents of LRT systems. It is difficult to
separate real evidence from opinion about LRT. We review
evidence and viewpoints ...
This paper examines the recent research in relation to bicycle safety
carried out in Australia. Australian road authorities in particular have
been active in conducting and commissioning bicycle safety research in
A number of transportation-related phenomena deal with a time
element that defines the duration until an event's occurrence.
Examples include the time that transpires until a trip is made, the
length of time a commuter ...
The purpose of this paper is to review and comment on a number of
popular methods of performance measurement, in particular total factor
productivity and data envelopment analysis; and to draw attention to
High demand for public transport and hectic traffic conditions
subjects the bus operations on a bus route in cities of developing
countries to a terminal queuing process: buses and crews are placed
into queues at terminals ...
This paper focuses on the variations in values of travel time savings
(VTTS) found in different empirical studies and used for road
project evaluation in a number of countries and jurisdictions.
Estimates of VTTS, ...
This paper summarises the link between the value of travel time
savings (VTTS) and income levels found in various empirical
studies. Most studies find that VTTS increases with income but less
than proportionately. A ...
The tourism sector is heavily reliant on the rural road system and it is
not uncommon for the road and tourism authorities to receive
submissions documenting perceived shortcomings of particular roads.
This paper considers ...