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Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Geometric design guidelines updated

Austroads has published the third edition of the Guide to Road Design Part 3: Geometric Design. The Guide provides road designers and other practitioners with information about the geometric design of road alignments. Changes to this edition of the Guide include: Expanded information on the design objectives Additional information on vulnerable road users,…
Austroads has published the second edition of the Guide to Traffic Management Part 12: Traffic Impacts of Developments. The Guide helps practitioners to identify and manage the impacts of land use developments on the road system, ensuring consistency in the assessment and treatment of traffic impacts, including addressing the needs of all road…
Australians, their doctors and other health professionals will have better guidance on whether they are safe to drive thanks to updated medical guidelines contained the new edition of Assessing Fitness to Drive for commercial and private vehicle drivers. Assessing Fitness to Drive is a joint publication of the National Transport…
Austroads has published the second edition of the Guide to Traffic Management Part 10: Traffic Control and Communication Devices. The Guide is concerned with the tools that are required for traffic management and traffic control within a network. It covers the various control devices used to regulate and guide traffic, including…
The driverless vehicle revolution will test the value of private car ownership and road-based public transport, and have a dramatic impact on everything from motor vehicle registration revenues to city planning and health spending, according to the key players in Australia’s land transport sector. Leaders from federal and state road…
Austroads has published a report that examines the current funding and financing arrangements for regional and remote roads in Australia and considers the implications of road funding reforms. The project, which sought to identify alternative funding and financing options for remote and regional roads, was undertaken in three stages: Stage…
Austroads has published an Excel tool and user guide, to help practitioners undertake a quick economic evaluation of small intersection projects including: give-ways/stops, roundabouts and traffic signals. The tool can be used by practitioners working with basic traffic data to estimate road user cost impacts, primarily delay and fuel costs, as well…
Austroads has published the fourth edition of the Guide to Traffic Management Part 4: Network Management. The Guide addresses the network needs of different users, the characteristics of types of networks and, describes a planning process for balancing or prioritising the competing user needs based on a movement and place…
Austroads has released a tool designed to identify and support investment in ‘Life Line’ freight routes. ‘Life Line’ freight routes are roads that are highly valued by local communities and regions but, based their traffic volumes, may not deliver positive outcomes in traditional upgrade project priority assessments. The report includes instructions…
Austroads has published a detailed governance framework to support operationalising a national ITS product approval process. Within the framework, a national ITS type approval committee (NITAC) would be established to review product testing results, and approve products.  The following products are proposed as the starting point for implementing the national…

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