PATREC

Planning and Transport Research Centre

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Infrastructure funding and implementation

Bridging the Infrastructure gap: A review of infrastructure provision and funding in WA.

Integrated land-use transport planning and policy

Effective strategies and measures in supporting transport choice and travel behaviour change.

Land-use transport modelling, economics and information

What are the multi-perspective impacts of and solution for decoupling economic growth and liveability in metropolitan Perth?

Regional planning and transport

Understanding the social, economic and cultural relationships between WA’s capital city and its regional cities and towns.

The Planning and Transport Research Centre (PATREC) is a collaboration between three Western Australian public universities: The University of Western Australia, Curtin University and Edith Cowan University. It also receives financial support from the Department of Transport, Main Roads Western Australia and Planning WA.

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Transport Infrastructure Financing Report
This report (by Associate Prof Paul McLeod) reviews the issues relating to future funding for transport infrastructure in Western Australia, starting with a review of the broader issues in transport infrastructure planning and funding, including the circumstances in which there can be market failure in private and public sector funding. The report looks at funding as an integral part of the broader planning and pricing policies required for effective infrastructure outcomes and reviews experiences with a range of specific funding instruments. The analysis concludes with an assessment of the  relative  merits of various possible approaches to funding for Western Australia.
Updated: 26 Feb 2015 2:28pm
PATREC/AECURN RESEARCH SEMINAR: Friday 6 March 4.30PM
This joint PATREC and AECURN seminar highlights the research which was conducted by Yuchao Sun as part of his completed PhD study and the current research of Steve Fargo, a PhD candidate of the Australian Urban Design Research Centre at UWA.
Updated: 26 Feb 2015 2:22pm
Congestion Abatement through Travel Demand Management
The Transport Portfolio WA responded to the PATREC Strategic Business Plan by identifying a range of research priorities, one of which was “Demand Management”. 
PATREC proposed a first phase of a broader project to study the relative importance of the range of factors that affect congestion, developing and applying a decision tool for decision-makers to assess the relative cost and benefits of a range of Travel Demand Management (TDM) measures in the abatement of congestion in Perth.

Updated: 19 Jan 2015 10:17am