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Prioritising On-Road Public Transport
On-road public transport provides the ability for people to move between their homes, employment, recreation and services efficiently with less road space being required per passenger than private car use. In response to this, practitioners in many Australian and New Zealand cities are putting in...
Guide to Traffic Management Part 13: Road Safety Environment (2017 Edition)
Guide to Traffic Management Part 13: Road Environment Safety is concerned with traffic management practice under the Safe System philosophy. The Guide emphasises the need for the road system to provide an environment which assists road users to behave effectively and safely. It considers the role...
Development of a Sprayed Seal Binder Cracking Test
This report describes research into development of a laboratory sprayed seal binder cracking test which can be used to measure the relative fatigue cracking resistance of thin binder films which have thicknesses comparable to the thicknesses of the binder films in sprayed seals (1–3 mm).
Road Transport Management Framework and Principles
This report reviews international and local road transport management (RTM) practice to inform the development of a harmonised RTM framework.
A key objective of the RTM framework is to enable a safe, efficient, reliable and sustainable road transport system. The framework will enable an integr...
Validation of Revised Austroads Sprayed Seal Design Approaches: Site Inspection
This report details investigations that were conducted to verify the new Austroads sprayed seal design guidelines.
To verify the appropriateness of the proposed basic voids factor (Vf), and the initial sealing design approach (and also to validate the necessary assumptions made to develop them...
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