Planning and Transport Research Centre

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Integrated freight system optimisation

Improving freight transport efficiency and effectiveness, and support planning for economic clusters.

Smarter travel decisions

Understanding travel patterns and trends and people's travel choices, to better manage travel demand.

Integrated land use and transport futures

Developing and applying advanced technologies to enhance feedback between urban land use and transport systems.

Emerging technology, and network optimisation and intelligence   

Developing data-driven decision support system to optimise road network operations.

 WAPC Curtin Department of Transport ECU Mainroads UWA 

The Planning and Transport Research Centre (PATREC) is a collaboration amongst The University of Western Australia, Curtin University, Edith Cowan University, Department of Transport, Main Roads Western Australia and Western Australian Planning Commission, to conduct collaborative, applied research and teaching in support of policy in the connected spaces of transport and land use planning.

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PATREC Research Forum 2017

On Monday 6 November, PATREC hosted their 2017 Research Forum where the key findings of five PATREC research projects conducted over the past year were presented.

CAITR 2017

35th Conference of Australian Institutes of Transport Research (CAITR)

CAITR 2017 will be held on Rottnest Island, Perth, Western Australia from 4 to 6 December 2017!

For all information about the Conference, please go to the websiteSubmission of Abstracts extended to COB 1 September 2017. 

Register now!    Early bird rates close 1 October 2017.

Thank You Adjunct Professor Fred Affleck AO

At the launch of the PATREC book, Planning Boomtown and Beyond, held on Monday, 12 June 2017 the outgoing PATREC Chair Adjunct Professor Fred Affleck AO was thanked and celebrated by the incoming Chair, Mr Reece Waldock, for his many years of service to PATREC and the transport and planning industry in Western Australia.