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Local Road Access for High Productivity Freight Vehicles
This report examines the status of Australia's municipal Performance Based Standards (PBS) networks and the challenges of providing access to High Productivity Freight Vehicles (HPFV) on local roads. The many challenges local road managers face when…
Modelling for High Productivity Vehicles in Metropolitan Areas
This report examines the impact of PBS 2B vehicle access on metropolitan roads.
Webinar: Community Service Obligations Framework for the Roads Sector
This webinar, presented on 29 June 2017, provides an overview of how Community Service Obligations could be applied to the roads sector and how establishing a CSO framework could help clarify road funding arrangements. Community service obligations…
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.
Reassessment of the Benefits and Impacts of the Use of High Productivity Vehicles on Australian Highway Pavements
This report reassesses the benefits and impacts of using High Productivity Vehicles (HPVs) and proposes a method to consistently quantify pavement vertical loading of an individual vehicle design.
Developing Braking Standards for Heavy Vehicles to Brake Effectively and Safely on Steep Declines
This report proposes a new rule for inclusion in the Performance Based Standards scheme, adding a requirement for applicant vehicles to meet a minimum level of auxiliary braking performance. The purpose of the new rule is to ensure that PBS vehicles…
Investigating the Potential Benefits of Enhanced End to End Supply Chain Visibility
This report examines the benefits of using end-to-end supply chain visibility technologies and considers issues relating to leadership and practical adoption of the technology.
Urban Freight: Development of a Policy Framework to Support Safety, Efficiency and Productivity
This report summarises the work undertaken and conclusions reached as part of an Austroads project to develop a policy framework to enhance the productivity, safety and efficiency of freight in the urban context.
Improving High Productivity Vehicle Access through Potential Charging Regimes
This study assessed how charging regimes could increase high productivity vehicle (HPV) access, using three case study insights.
Expansion of the Performance Based Standards Route Assessment Tool (PBS RAT)
This report summarises the outcomes of an Austroads project which investigated expansion options and priorities for the Performance Based Standards Route Assessment Tool (PBS RAT). The PBS RAT is an online tool designed to help local government road…