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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 Reliability-centred Maintenance Strategy and Framework for Management of Intelligent Transport System Assets This report provides a reliability-centred maintenance (RCM) strategy and framework to manage intelligent transport…
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 Australian Bicycle Council's role is to: oversee and coordinate implementation of the Australian National Cycling Strategy 2011-16, provide a forum for the sharing of information between stakeholders involved in the implementation of the Strategy, and maintain a repository of information and resources to promote increased cycling in Australia. Reporting…
The Austroads research program runs from 2012-16, in line with the Strategic Plan and Operational Plan. The Australian Bicycle Council manages a small research program with oversight provided by the Austroads Network Program. The current bicycle projects are: NS1996 Bicycle Parking Review NT2011 Cycling Aspects of Austroads Guides  
Austroads provides a range of publications and resources to assist practitioners planning and designing for bicycle riders including: Australian National Cycling Strategy, Cycling Aspects of Austroads Guides, Cycling Participation Survey, research reports and online resources.  
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