As cities begin integrating sustainable practices into long-term planning, more rigorous and comprehensive measures are needed to understand the complex ties between land-use and transport choices.
This is where PATREC’s research and expertise in the connected spaces of transport and land use planning can offer insight into trends, patterns and processes and inform innovative solutions that fit the future.
The Planning and Transport Research Centre (PATREC) is a collaboration of leading experts and researchers from the University of Western Australia, Curtin University, Edith Cowan University as well as policy makers from the Department of Transport, Main Roads and the Western Australian Planning Commission.
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news & events
UWA School of Population and Global Health and PATREC JOINT RESEARCH SEMINAR - Cities, cars and health: what road shall we travel?
Current and Due to Commence
Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm (MOGA) Optimisation for Network Widening and Maintenance Scheduling (Main Roads WA, 2019/20)
Managing transport system investment risk: enhancing patronage predictions and adapting strategic asset management and appraisal processes to account for emerging trends and uncertainty (iMOVE CRC-PATREC, 2019-2020)
Planning intermodal and general logistics infrastructure for the future needs of Perth (iMOVE CRC-PATREC, 2018-2019)
Supervision and Collaboration
PATREC collaborates with our university partners in the supervision of PhD candidates. Should you have a research proposal in line with PATREC focus areas. Please contact us using the form at the bottom of the page.