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PATREC Perspectives

The intention of “PATREC Perspectives” is to communicate research findings in an accessible format, to present a substantiated research idea which may evolve into a full research project, or it may be a monitoring-type “Perspective” which periodically updates key planning and transport trends.

Using wearable technology to analyse daily travel behaviour

Using wearable technology to analyse daily travel behaviour

The benefits of daily physical activity are well-documented in the health literature. Daily commuting – particularly cycling, walking and using…
Sustaining Local Communities through Ageing-in-Place: Bus Transport in WA’s Wheatbelt Region

Sustaining Local Communities through Ageing-in-Place: Bus Transport in WA’s Wheatbelt Region

In Australia, there is a growing trend for older people to age-in-place, defined as a person’s ability to live independently…
Estimating the size of Australia’s Suburban Population

Estimating the size of Australia’s Suburban Population

Authors: Prof. David L.A. Gordon (Queen’s University), Assoc. Prof. Paul J. Maginn (UWA), Research Assistants Alistair Sisson and Isabel Huston…
Sensing Technology Innovations for Tracking Congestion

Sensing Technology Innovations for Tracking Congestion

Authors: Research Assistant Isabel Huston, Prof Sharon Biermann, Associate Prof Doina Olaru and Research Associate Yuchao Sun PATREC Perspectives, 12…
Tolls, Taxes or Travelsmart? Travel demand management solutions for congestion

Tolls, Taxes or Travelsmart? Travel demand management solutions for congestion

Authors: Dr. Courtney Babb, A/Prof. Brett Smith, Prof. Sharon Biermann. PATREC Perspectives, May 2015. Download PDF
Going Platinum! A new approach to transport modelling in Perth

Going Platinum! A new approach to transport modelling in Perth

Authors: Prof. Sharon Biermann, Prof. John Taplin, Prof. Mike Taylor, A/Prof. Doina Olaru. PATREC Perspectives, 4 November 2014 Download PDF
Perth Public Transport Patronage: “Off The Rails” or “Back On Track”?

Perth Public Transport Patronage: “Off The Rails” or “Back On Track”?

Authors: Assistant Prof Valerià Paül, Prof Sharon Biermann. PATREC Perspectives, June 2014 (updated 29 July 2014 and 5 Nov 2014).…