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Thank you for sponsoring ATRF 2023

We would like to thank all of our amazing sponsors for helping us make this year’s conference possible. Sponsors are important partners who are vital to the ongoing sustainability of the ATRF community.


The Transport Portfolio is about people. People who need to get to work, home and everywhere in between, and businesses that rely on road, rail, air and sea to deliver billions of dollars in goods and services each year. The Portfolio’s vision is a better future for Western Australians through connected, resilient, safe and sustainable transport solutions. WA’s three key transport agencies the Department of Transport, Main Roads WA and the Public Transport Authority work together and collaborate with other stakeholders to deliver an integrated and optimised transport network, improving the quality of lives and the environment.

Ipsos is a global leader in market and social research, with offices in 90 countries. In Australia and New Zealand we have a team specialising in transport research for government, academia and the private sector. We use traditional methodologies such as face-to-face, online, postal and telephone surveys; and more advanced technologies including GPS and spatial mapping. Areas of Ipsos research expertise include household & commercial travel; origin & destination; mode choice; safety; communications development, evaluation and monitoring; infrastructure; community sentiment & perceptions; stated preference; active transport, public transport, MaaS; and behaviour change. Contact us to discuss your next project.


The Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) responds to the strategic direction of government and provides advice and certain statutory decisions on urban, rural and regional land-use planning and land development matters throughout Western Australia.

The Bureau of Infrastructure and Transport Research Economics (BITRE) provides economic analysis, research and statistics on infrastructure and transport to inform both Australian Government policy development and wider community understanding. Established by Cabinet in 1970, BITRE has, over more than 50 years, delivered excellent applied research and collated national statistics that have informed decisions by governments and industry – improving services to Australians living in both cities and regional communities.

We’re a global engineering, management, and development consultancy. Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities and employee opportunities. Our global network of experts looks at problems from fresh angles and finds opportunities in complexity. They bring together diverse skills, experience, and insight, to turn obstacles into elegant, sustainable solutions. We aim to add value at every stage, for you and the lives you touch every day.


Recognised for 30 years as the world leader in traffic monitoring systems, MetroCount helps inform safer & more efficient road, cycleway & pedestrian infrastructure globally. Specialising in highly accurate, reliable & low-power traffic counters, MetroCount is trusted with remote data delivery & statistical analysis by clients over 125 countries. MetroCount has recently brought to market the latest traffic counting tech in the Patented RoadPod VM as well as the newly released data visualisation tool, ATLYST.

The Department of Transport and Main Roads moves and connects people, places, goods and services safely, efficiently and effectively across Queensland. We plan, manage and deliver Queensland’s integrated transport environment to achieve sustainable transport solutions for road, rail, air and sea. Our integrated transport planning approach ensures we contribute to: • people’s quality of life • Queensland’s economic wellbeing • a sustainable environment. Central to our business is a proven commitment to actively listen and respond to Queenslanders. We then incorporate their views into decisions that may impact on people’s lives.

Austroads is the association of the Australian and New Zealand transport agencies, representing all levels of government. We provide authoritative, practical and impartial advice, information, tools and services to our members and a range of other key stakeholders across government, industry and communities. We aim to support the safe, efficient, reliable and sustainable movement of people and products to achieve societal benefits.

WSP is one of the world’s leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisers including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Transport & Infrastructure, Property & Buildings, Earth & Environment, Mining & Energy, and Water sectors and are at the forefront of integrated digital innovations. With approximately 6,000 talented people in 14 offices across Australia, we engineer Future ReadyTM projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

AECOM provides infrastructure planning, analytics, science, engineering and design specialists who collaborate to solve complex movement, place and infrastructure challenges. In Australia, AECOM also offer a unique mix of Analytics, AI and Strategic Transport Advisory to research, evaluate and plan mobility systems which connect people to places and move freight efficiently. AECOM brings global innovations and learnings to our local teams, responding to evolving mobility and climate demands. We bring together the best minds to build a better world through deep analysis, modelling and technical advice, creating movement systems which enhance our environment and quality of life.

Dinner sponsor

SIDRA SOLUTIONS is an innovative and forward-thinking company that has developed powerful traffic engineering software used by transport professionals worldwide. These tools have been created to help achieve better solutions to challenges in the areas of road traffic operations, design, planning and environmental assessment. Their greatest success has been the ongoing development of SIDRA INTERSECTION – a highly renowned package used for intersection and network capacity, level of service, performance, and signal timing analysis. This software is licenced in 84 countries.

City partner

Welcome session sponsor

The WACRSR was established in 2020 with funding from the Government of Western Australia and is based in the School of Psychological Science at The University of Western Australia. It brings together a multi-disciplinary team consisting of experts in the fields of psychology, epidemiology, human factors, mathematics/statistics and engineering to deliver research on key issues that affect road safety in Western Australia. Our vision is to see road-related harm to the Western Australian community eliminated entirely.