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 Western Australian Planning Commission.

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World Transport Research Highlights

Feedback from WA Participants at the 14th World Conference on Transport Research
Date: 6 September 2016 at 3:00pm
Location: AUDRC, Level 2, 1002 Hay Street, Perth CBD
This is a free of charge event, but a RSVP is appreciated.

Updated: 23 Aug 2016 11:52am
Use of Bluetooth and Wifi for Measuring Vehicles and People Movements

Presentation by Professor Edward Chung on 5 May 2016.
Most new vehicles have Bluetooth capability and all smartphones have Wifi and Bluetooth capabilities with unique MAC addresses.  Scanning these Bluetooth and Wifi enabled devices would generate massive amount of anonymous MAC address data for monitoring vehicle and people movements.  In Brisbane, over 900 Bluetooth scanners are installed at signalised intersections and motorways to scan Bluetooth MAC address. 

Updated: 07 Jun 2016 11:39am
Presentations at the PATREC Research Forum 2015
On 16 November 2015 PATREC held its Research Forum, at which 28 presentations (from staff members, collaborating partners and associates) were given.
Updated: 20 Nov 2015 3:04pm