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.

The Planning and Transport Research Centre (PATREC) conducts collaborative, applied research and teaching in support of policy in the connected spaces of transport and land use planning in Western Australia.

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Debate - Ride Sharing and Driverless Vehicles

PATREC, participating in UWA Research Week, presents a debate:

Ride Sharing and Driverless Vehicles - More or less congestion and sprawl? 

Debate presentations

Date:  Thursday, 7 September 2017
Time:  5:00pm to 6:30pm
Venue:  Myers Street Lecture Theatre (2.06), Level 2, Myers Street Building, UWA
This is a free event, however, due to limited seating, registrations are essential.

Updated: 14 Sep 2017 3:57pm
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.

Updated: 16 Aug 2017 10:12am
Book Launched - Planning Boomtown and Beyond

The Planning and Transport Research Centre proudly celebrated the launch of Planning Boomtown and Beyond at a cocktail function held at the University of Western Australia Club on Monday, 12 June.  The event was attended by over 50 authors, reviewers, representatives from PATREC’s university and government partners, and other transport and planning related organisations.
Updated: 14 Jun 2017 11:50am