Planning for operations in Queensland: Ipswich case study

Planning for Operations (P4O) is a Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) process that uses collaboration between state and local road authorities, and convergence of planning and operations toward a single vision for the network. A pilot project with Ipswich City Council (ICC) was undertaken once the potential benefits of P4O were recognised. P4O proved successful through facilitation of open conversation between TMR’s and ICC’s planners and operators, regarding network requirements of conflicting modes sharing a confined asset. By acknowledging and utilising both long term planning and short-term necessities of each mode it was possible to create a joint Road Use Hierarchy. The project working group used this hierarchy mapping to identify a list of potential short-term solutions by understanding and evaluating current network operating gaps. Potential solutions were tested using the Network Fit Assessment tool to assess their impacts before finalising a list of recommendations.


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  • Pagination: 21p
  • Monograph Title: AITPM National Traffic and Transport Conference, 15-18 August 2017, Melbourne

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  • Accession Number: 01664010
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • Files: ITRD, ATRI
  • Created Date: Mar 22 2018 12:28PM