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Assets Task Force Each year more than $18 billion is spent on roads across Australia and New Zealand - a significant investment by all levels of government. The Assets Task Force has representatives from state and territory road agencies, the National Transport Commission, the Commonwealth Department of Infrastructure and Regional…
Austroads produces a range of publications and resources to assist asset managers including: Guide to Asset Management Specifications and Test Methods asset management research reports weigh in motion resources
The Austroads Guide to Asset Management offers guidance on how to best manage physical road infrastructure. The guide covers various aspects of asset management including how to: determine and plan to accommodate stakeholder/community expectations formulate and review asset strategies develop works programs assess asset performance and undertake asset valuations and audits.  The Guide focuses on the…
The following documents are technical road condition monitoring specifications and test methods. They provide asset managers with uniform methods for measuring and reporting road condition. Specifications AG:AMS001 Specification for Pavement Roughness Measurement with an Inertial Laser ProfilometerIssued 13/05/2016 | Version 2 AG:AMS002 Specification for Pavement Deflection Measurement with a Falling Weight Deflectometer…
Austroads research and technical reports are available for free once you log-in to the Austroads publications website. See All Asset Management Reports Recent Asset Management Reports Asset Data Harmonisation Stage III: BIM IFC Alignment Review This report compares the Austroads Data Standard with buildingSMARTS’s IFC4 and Uniclass 2015. All are works in…
Weigh-in-motion (WIM) is the process of measuring the dynamic tyre forces of a moving vehicle and estimating the corresponding tyre loads of the static vehicle.  The information collected from WIM systems are crucial for asset management, traffic operations, freight management, safety and enforcement.  The  Weigh-in-motion (WIM) web site developed by Austroads as…
Austroads is undertaking an ambitious project to establish a harmonised road asset data standard for use in Australia and New Zealand. The Data Standard for Road Management and Investment Project has been initiated in response to requests from stakeholders who increasingly need to share data with other road management agencies but are…
The third edition of Cycling Aspects of Austroads Guides was published in June 2017. The publication 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 Management and the Guide to Road Safety. It is intended as…
The National Cycling Participation Survey measures cycling participation rates across Australia and provides insights into the demographics of bicycle users, the type of riding that is undertaken, bicycle ownership and the amount of riding that is done across metropolitan and regional areas throughout the country.   The survey is conducted every…
Austroads research and technical reports are available for free once you log-in to the Austroads publications website. See All Cycling Related Reports Recent Cycling Related Reports Bicycle Safety at Roundabouts This report investigates how the geometric design components of a roundabout may contribute to bicycle crashes. Bicycle Parking Facilities: Guidelines…
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