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Improving Local Road Expenditure Data Provision

Local road expenditure data is collected and reported by the Australia Bureau of Statistics and used by the National Transport Commission (NTC) in its heavy vehicle charging methodology. This project is to improve local road expenditure data to…

Correlation of WIM Data with Classified Counts: Using Artificial Neural Networks to Identify Load Distribution at Classifier Sites
This report aims to ascertain the validity of the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to forecast gross combination mass (GCM) values by the correlation of WIM data with classified counts. AI has been applied successfully to speech recognition,…
Comparison of the US and Australian Long Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) Data on Asphalt Pavements
This report compares the deterioration of two pavement groups in the US-LTPP program (GPS1 and GPS2) with that of the Australian LTPP GPS1 and GPS2 pavement groups. For the non-freezing group of the GPS1 pavements, the US sections had similar…
A Review of Road Use Data Integration and Management Models
This report considers the issues and possibilities of a data framework, incorporating road use data and network performance data, that could apply for all road authorities and provides guidance on a way forward, taking into account the current…
A Review of Road Use Data Pricing, Partnerships and Accessibility
The report considers the issues of pricing, partnerships and accessibility in relation to road use data, traffic and network performance data. The aim of this report is to provide information on industry practices and inform the discussion on…
Correlation of WIM Data with Classified Counts: An Initial Analysis
This report addresses the issue of calculating ESA-km in the road maintenance funding formula of AusLink This study recommends the use of an average ESA per heavy vehicle class in the funding formula This requires each jurisdiction to prepare from…
Review of Freight Data Collection and Generation Procedures and Opportunities
This document reports the results of an Austroads scoping study to formulate an approach to improve the collection, transformation and sharing freight data between jurisdictions, agencies and companies. The study is designed to inform development of…
Consistency in Approaches to Road Network Segmentation and Data Aggregation: Review of Current Practice
A general literature survey and a user survey was conducted to obtain information on existing data aggregation methods and their status in Australia and New Zealand. The responses to the survey indicated that all agencies use or are close to…
A Minimum Common Dataset for Reporting of Crashes on Australian Roads
Although there is considerable commonality of data among existing State and Territory road crash data collections, there is also much that is dissimilar. Lack of consistency in data collection reduces the potential to analyse recorded road crash…