Transport

Why our maxed-out roads need rail

A light rail system is essential to securing Perth’s future economic growth. Our road network is, and will remain, an essential part of the urban fabric of our capital city and state. But, the reality is the road network can no longer handle the demands being placed on it.

RAC DTEC works to assist taxi industry

The taxi industry is a key part of the WA transport network with almost 13 million trips recorded in 2013.

RAC DTEC is working as a sole partner with the Department of Transport to assist the taxi industry and members of the WA community by providing Professional Development training to all taxi drivers, a pre-requisite for taxi driver licence renewal every two years.

By |February 4th, 2015|Training, Transport|0 Comments

Prioritising transport projects through appraisal

The RAC has welcomed the release of the draft ‘Overview of Project Appraisal’ paper by the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development.  The purpose of this paper is to provide a framework to guide the assessment and evaluation of major transport projects in Australia.

By |October 6th, 2014|Cycling, Transport|0 Comments

Planning to support improved mobility in regional WA

Unprecedented population and employment growth is forecast for key regional centres in Western Australia (WA).  Effective planning, guided by a comprehensive strategic framework, will be essential to encourage desirable patterns of urban growth and ensure the potential for the growth is not constrained. 

By |September 10th, 2014|Transport|0 Comments

Perth’s busiest path reopens

The recent upgrade to a section of the Kwinana Freeway’s shared path will ensure a better flow of bicycles and pedestrians along the busy path, as well as minimising water overflow from the Swan River.