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Best Practice on Improving Level of Service for Freight Vehicles, On-road Public Transport, HOV and Emergency Vehicles
This report summarises the best practice for the improvement of the level of service of freight vehicles, on-road public transport, high-occupancy vehicles and emergency vehicles.
Tools that Impact Network Performance: Measurement and Evaluation Tools
This report reviews the tools that monitor, measure and evaluate the performance of the road network, for both arterials and freeways. The interest in measurement and evaluation tools for the overall network is mainly driven by the need to operate…
Tools that Impact Network Performance: Summary Report
This Austroads project was initiated to enable road authorities to develop a better understanding of how various traffic management tools and proposed operational changes to the road network affected the performance of the entire road network, with…
Tools that Impact Network Performance: Integrated Tools
Integrated tools can be a toolbox of technologies and procedures which combine both hard engineering methods such as the use of shoulders and lane access controls as well as dynamic traffic management tools such as ramp meters, incident detection,…
Tools that Impact Network Performance: Road Space Allocation Tools
The objective of this report is to identify and document the findings, experiences and issues associated with the application of various road space allocation tools available to road managers. These tools are used to maximise the effectiveness of…
Tools that Impact Network Performance: Dynamic Traffic Management Tools
The objective of this report was to identify and document the findings, experiences and issues associated with the application of various dynamic traffic control systems available to road managers. The tools are used to maximise the effectiveness of…
National Performance Indicators for Network Operations
This report presents the definitions and calculations of five new network performance indicators. These indicators are measured on-line with the use of freeway and arterial traffic control systems. These systems provide 24-hour 7-day traffic data at…
Understanding Network Performance Information Provided to Road Users
The objective of this study was to identify performance information that are understood and would be used by all road users to make informed road transport decisions and that would assist road managers' in decision making in relation to the…
Bus-Bike Interaction with the Road Network
Buses and Bikes are at opposite ends of the spectrum in terms of size, mass and manoeuvrability but frequently operate in the same road space, especially adjacent to the kerb and at intersections. Both buses and bicycles are effective alternatives…
Towards a Nationally Consistent Approach to Route Identity
These guidelines have been prepared to assist Australian state and territory road agencies to implement principles for a national approach to rural route numbering. These principles have been agreed by Transport Ministers to provide a four-tier…