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3 in 4 people want to ride a bike but are put off by lack of safe lanes

Lauren Pearson and Ben Beck, Monash University

Cycling is healthy and sustainable, but only 1.7% of trips in Melbourne are made by bike. Car use has soared since lockdowns were lifted.   We surveyed over 4,000...
14 January 2022/Number of views (80)

Happy Holidays from PTRC

Brogan McPherson, PTRC

It’s been a strange couple of years but I’m very proud of the work that PTRC has undertaken this year, in the wake of the continued global pandemic.
08 December 2021/Number of views (158)

The UK hosted the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on 31 October – 13 November 2021.

Un Climate Change Conference UK 2021, in partnership with Italy

The COP26 summit brought parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. COP26 goals: Secure global net...
19 November 2021/Number of views (523)
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Mark your calendars! #2022TPM will take place 29 - 30 June 2022!


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Advancing skills knowledge with PTRC

Whether you are new to the transport industry, are looking to refresh your knowledge on transport principles, or if you have taken on a new responsibility or are working in a ‘niche area’ and wish to broaden your knowledge, PTRC’s 20 week evening lecture series offers a cost-effective and time-inexpensive training course that will benefit both the participating

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Upcoming Training

08 February 2022 
Construction Management Plans

The Construction Management Plan (CMP) tool has been established as a key tool for managing traffic impact of new development while it is in the build phases. However, with increasing pressure to manage out unnecessary traffic from urban centres and sensitive rural locations, combined with the advocacy of Clear Zones and other environmental restrictions, the creation of SMART CMPs is even more important.

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10 February 2022 
Parking Scheme Design 

Parking management and provision is a key concern to industry professionals and the general public alike. Balancing the apparent need for parking facilities with the often conflicting demand for kerbside space is a complex issue which typically goes beyond applying strict technical rationale. There are also social, political and economic aspects to be considered.


15 February 2022 

Business Engagement and Travel Planning 

The course has been developed for people who have recently started working on smarter travel programmes or development led travel plans. It is also suitable for people who manage or commission workplace engagement activities and those who are looking for a broad overview of techniques and issues.

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