PATREC researcher wins 2020 Aspire Award

Transport economics researcher Dr Sae Chi will attend an international conference in her field thanks to the Business Events Perth Aspire Awards and The University of Western Australia. Dr Chi plans to use the award to attend the International Transportation Economics Association Conference and School. “Attending this conference will allow...

PATREC has been on ABC News

Prof Sharon Biermann, the PATREC Director, was interviewed by ABC News on Public transport planning and the impact of COVID-19. The story was put out Thursday 21 and 22 May on ABC News online, radio news morning bulletins and TV (7pm). Read the article here: Coronavirus social distancing 'not required'...

New Project: Australian Transport Research Cloud (ATRC)

By providing transport researchers with streamlined access to the key datasets and open source analysis and modelling tools necessary to address complex transport issues facing our cities, the new Australian Transport Research Cloud (ATRC) will deliver the requisite knowledge base to inform smarter transport management, planning and policy making. A collaboration between Australian transport researchers,...

New Project: Econometrics, land use inputs, and strategic transport models

We have recently been awarded a new project which will improve the interactions between urban transport and land use systems, especially at the level of individual decision makers (households and enterprises). It will approach this through the provision of advanced econometric support in a practical implementation of a bid-rent model...

New Project: Enhanced vehicle detection at traffic signals and on smart freeways

We have recently been awarded a new project which will investigate alternative vehicle detection technologies for traffic signal control and smart freeway operations through a comparative desktop analysis and field trials of shortlisted technologies at two locations (intersection and freeway). This research will be used to inform decisions on future...