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Network Task Force The Network Task Force's objective is to improve the efficient, reliable and safe operation of the road network. The transport of people and goods is essential to the economic and social development of the community. Substantial investment is made in road networks to facilitate this. The development and…
‘Smart motorways’ (also referred to as managed motorways) is the term used to describe motorways that have information, communications and control systems incorporated in and alongside the road. These technology-based systems are deployed to actively manage traffic flows and improve road capacity and safety, as well as deliver other important…
The Austroads Guide to Traffic Management has 13 parts and provides comprehensive traffic management guidance for practitioners involved in traffic engineering, road design and road safety.   Download an overview the Guide [300Kb | PDF]. The Guide to Traffic Management comprises of: Part 1: Introduction to Traffic Management provides an…
Austroads research and technical reports are available for free once you log-in to the Austroads publications website. See All Network Management Report Recent Network Management Reports Road Transport Management Framework and Principles This report reviews international and local road transport management (RTM) practice to inform the development of a harmonised RTM framework.…
Intelligent transport systems (ITS) include: basic management systems such as car navigation, traffic signal control systems, variable message signs, automatic number plate recognition or speed cameras  monitoring applications, such as security CCTV systems more advanced applications that integrate live data and feedback from a number of sources, such as parking guidance predictive techniques that allow advanced modelling and comparison…
The  Pedestrian Facility Selection Tool is designed to help Australian and New Zealand practitioners select the most appropriate type of pedestrian crossing based on walkability, safety and economic outcomes. Accessing the tool Download the 2017 User Guide. Access the tool. Webinar In 2017 the tool was enhanced with more functionality…
The Austroads Australasian Pedestrian Crossing Facility Selection Tool is designed to help practitioners to select the most appropriate pedestrian crossing facility. To progress to the tool please follow the instructions below. Quick-start guide Gather your inputs. A detailed list of required inputs is provided in the User Guide. Open the tool using a…
Traffic and transport management play a key role in the realisation of government and community outcomes of mobility and places.  Under limited road and footway space, there are often competing priorities between transport modes and adjacent land uses.  A Network Operation Plan (NOP) aims to guide public and private road…
Working on roads and roadsides poses significant risks to workers and motorists with changed roadway conditions, disrupted traffic flow, limited working space, and movement of construction and public vehicles in close proximity to workers and worksites. The Safety at Road Worksites strategic priority project was initiated in 2015. The Austroads…

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