Publications

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Community Service Obligations Framework for the Roads Sector
This report examines the application of community service obligations (CSOs) to the roads sector and provides an overview of the potential options which could be utilised in the development of a Community Service Obligations framework.
Traffic Impact Estimation Tool for Small Intersection Projects: User Guide
This User Guide is a practical ‘how-to’ guide to using the Small Intersection Evaluation (SIE) Tool.
Development of the Traffic Impact Estimation Tool for Small Intersection Projects
This report describes the development of an economic evaluation tool for small intersection projects (including signed intersections, roundabouts and signalised intersections) that can be used by practitioners working with basic traffic data to…
Reforming Remote and Regional Road Funding in Australia
This report examines the current funding and financing arrangements for regional and remote roads in Australia and considers the implications of road funding reforms.
Road Crash Injuries: Cost and Prevention
This in-depth crash investigation study was conducted to provide information about the causes and costs of a sample of serious (hospitalised) injury crashes in NSW.
Improving Freight Vehicle Access through Direct Private Investment in Public Road Infrastructure: A Framework for Guiding Private Sector Participation
This report provides a generic framework for private investment in public road infrastructure.
Social Costs of Road Crashes in Australia: The Case for Willingness-to-pay Values for Road Safety
This report provides a broad indication of the methodology, project components, expertise available and indicative costs required to produce a robust national willingness to pay (WTP) estimate of the social cost of Australian road crashes.
Updating Environmental Externalities Unit Values
This report provides updated unit costs and price indices used to estimate environmental costs in the economic evaluation of Australian road infrastructure and transport projects.
Economics of Materials Availability and Recycling

The costs of sourcing traditional pavement materials are increasing as sources are being exhausted, haulage distances are increasing, and access to traditional sources is increasingly restricted. As a result, jurisdictions are seeking alternative…

Quantifying the Benefits of High Productivity Vehicles
This report outlines the direct and indirect benefits of High Productivity Vehicles (HPV) in Australia. Direct benefits examined include safety, productivity, fuel and environmental savings. An attempt has also been made to estimate indirect…