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Guide to Road Design Part 2: Design Considerations
Guide to Road Design Part 2 provides a detailed description of the three critical aspects of road design: the design objectives that apply to a road design project; context-sensitive design; and the factors that influence the road design, including…
Understanding and Improving Safe System Intersection Performance
Intersection crashes account for approximately 30% of severe injuries in Australia and New Zealand. This study sought to improve understanding of the key factors in intersection severe injury crashes, and to develop initiatives to improve the design…
Safe System Infrastructure on Mixed Use Arterials

This report provides a synthesis of key safety solutions as well as issues that need to be considered when effectively addressing safety on urban mixed use arterial routes.

Mixed use urban arterials account for a large proportion of high?severity…

Fundamental Objectives of Road Design
This report identifies improvements to guidance, education and practice to ensure the fundamental objectives of road design are achieved in new and existing road projects.
Cycling Aspects of Austroads Guides (2017 Edition)

Cycling Aspects of Austroads Guides contains information that relates to the planning, design and traffic management of cycling facilities and is sourced from Austroads Guides, primarily the Guide to Road Design, the Guide to Traffic Managementand…

Assessment of Key Road Operator Actions to Support Automated Vehicles
Australian and New Zealand road agencies and operators are preparing for the introduction of Automated Vehicles (AVs). This report investigates the potential changes needed to the way road networks are managed to consistently support and optimise…
Speed Reduction Treatments for High-speed Environments
This report examines the performance of different types of speed-reducing treatments (or combinations of treatments) in high-speed environments. The project also considered how desired speed can be aligned with a safe, anticipated operating speed…
Guide to Road Design Part 1: Introduction to Road Design
Guide to Road Design Part 1 provides an introduction to the road design process, defining its status, purpose and areas of application. It describes the functions and content of the 15 parts in the Guide to Road Design. The context of the road…
Guide to Road Design Part 6B: Roadside Environment
Guide to Road Design Part 6B: Roadside Environmentcontains information on the components of roadside areas that may need to be accommodated within a road reserve. These components include environmental aspects such as fauna management and noise…
Guide to Road Design Part 5B: Drainage-Open Channels, Culverts and Floodways
Guide to Road Design Part 5B: Drainage – Open Channels, Culverts and Floodways contains guidance on the design of open channels, culverts and floodways to support the operation and management of the road network. This Guide needs to be used in…