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Evaluating the use of rural-urban gateway treatments in New Zealand

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Makwasha, Tariro and Turner, Blair
  • Journal Name: Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety
  • Journal Number: Vol. 24, No. 4
  • Publisher: Australasian College of Road Safety
  • Published Location: Mawson, A.C.T.
  • ISBN: 1832-9497
  • Country: Australia

Speed has been widely identified as a leading factor in crash occurrence and severity. On rural networks, a key problem is speeding where vehicles transition from a high speed to low speed environment. Research has identified ruralurban gateway/threshold treatments as a speed reducing measure in transition zones. Gateways include the use of signs ....

Far West Regional Action Plan

  • Year: 2012
  • Author: NSW Government, Department of Premier and Cabinet
  • Publisher: New South Wales Government
  • Published Location: Sydney, NSW
  • ISBN: 978-0-7313-5435-5
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

The NSW Government is fulfilling a new agenda to deliver integrated strategic planning for land use, transport and infrastructure investment, backed up by rigorous financial management and is committed to partnering with communities, including aboriginal communities to improve social and economic outcomes. The long term strategies will align to N ....

Fly-In-Fly-Out Hub Community Impact Study 2013

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: Wide Bay Burnett RDA
  • Published Location: Brisbane Qld
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

The Resource Sector Opportunity Study 2011 established that WBB, with disproportionate unemployment, socio-economic disadvantage and population ageing, has to date not shared equally in Queensland’s recent mining prosperity. Harnessing the resource sector’s skilled and well-paid human capital by accommodating fly-in fly-out (FIFO) and drive-i ....

Freight and chronic disease in remote Indigenous communities : the story of an apple from tree to table

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Lovell, Ian
  • Journal Name: 9th National Rural Health Conference
  • Publisher: National Rural Health Alliance
  • Published Location: Deakin West, ACT
  • Country: Australia

This presentation discusses the influence of healthy nutritious food in reducing health problems, and explores the relationship between freight and health in remote Indigenous communities. It highlights how inextricably linked the two components are, and that freight is a critical element that cannot be ignored. The paper outlines ....

Great Ocean Road Destination Management Plan

  • Year: 2012
  • Author: Ruzzene, Mike; Dunn, Fiona
  • Publisher: Urban Enterprises
  • Published Location: North Fitzroy, Vic
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

The RDA Committee, in partnership with regional stakeholders, has released the Great Ocean Road Tourism Destination Management Plan. The plan identifies the actions and investment necessary to further develop tourism opportunities in the region for both international and domestic markets in line with forecast visitor growth identified in the nati ....

Gulf regional development plan

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Gulf Regional Planning Advisory Committee
  • Publisher: Dept. of Communication and Information, Local Government, Planning and Sport
  • Published Location: Cairns, Qld
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

Strategies, priorities and actions to address the key regional issues facing communities in the southern Gulf of Carpentaria region of Queensland: integration of native title processes with regional planning processes, and facilitation of an agreements-based approach; environmental issues; economic development; employment education ....

Highway Investment: Its Causes and Effects on Growth and Housing

  • Year: 2012
  • Author: Black, A.P.
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: The George Washington University
  • Published Location: United States -- District of Columbia
  • ISBN: 9781267127327
  • Country: United States

This dissertation explores three areas related to highway investment and answers three key questions: What effect does local and national political representation have on additions to highway capacity? What is the relationship between highway capacity and productivity at the county level? Does the highway regulatory process restrict the supp ....

House Financial Services Committee Hearing: Perspectives on the Livable Communities Act of 2010[3]

  • Year: 2010
  • Journal Name: Congressional Documents and Publications
  • Publisher: Federal Information & News Dispatch, Inc.
  • Published Location: Lanham, United States
  • Country: United States

The City of St. Paul has helped develop a broader vision for the corridor, and 10 community development organizations - including LISC - have created a new collaborative--the Frogtown/Rondo Action Network--to implement priority strategies related to housing preservation, small business support, neighborhood jobs and minority contracting ....

Hume Region Passenger & Freight Rail Review Final Report

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: GHD
  • Publisher: RDA Hume
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

In 2011, The Hume RDA Committee commissioned Stage 1 of the Hume Region Passenger and Freight Rail Review project. The project undertook a review of both passenger and freight rail services within the region and was delivered by GHD. The review identified the need for significant improvements due to a scarcity of passenger rail services within t ....

Indigenous road safety in Australia and the "drivesafe NT remote" project

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Job, RFS and Bin-Sallik, MA
  • Journal Name: Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety
  • Journal Number: Volume 24 Issue 2 (Apr 2013)
  • Publisher: Australasian College of Road Safety
  • Published Location: Mawson, A.C.T.
  • ISBN: 1832-9497
  • Country: Australia

Indigenous Australians are substantially more likely than the non-Indigenous population to be killed or seriously injured in a road crash and much more likely to receive a custodial sentence for unlicensed driving. A number of projects in Australia have been designed to address these issues. The "DriveSafe NT Remote" Project makes advances on pre ....

Infrastructure investment and economic development

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Hao, Janet Xiaohui
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: University of Maryland, College Park
  • Published Location: United States -- Maryland
  • ISBN: 9780549159964
  • Country: United States

State and local governments invested 13% of their revenues on infrastructure in 2002, but existing literature provides only mixed evidence that infrastructure contributes to economic activity. To estimate the effect of infrastructure on the economy, Chapter 1 analyzes how the construction of the Interstate Highway System (IHS) contribut ....

Inland Queensland Roads Action Plan

  • Year: 2016
  • Author: IQ-RAP Working Group and Harrison Infrastructure Group
  • Journal Name: Inland Queensland Roads Action Plan (IQ-RAP)
  • Publisher: IQ-RAP Working Group c/ Secretariat at RDA Townsville and North West Queensland Committee
  • Published Location: Queensland
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: QLD

1. IQ-RAP is a bipartisan project funded by 33 local governments, 8 Regional Roads and Transport Groups, 4 RDA Committees, the NQ RDA Alliance and RACQ to drive regional economic development across regional Queensland. A Working Group to steer the project is made up of the 8 RRTG Chairs, 1 RACQ representative, 1 representative of the two local go ....

Intermodal freight terminals: Locality and industrial linkages

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: McCalla, R.J., Slack, B. & Comtois, C.
  • Journal Name: Canadian Geographer
  • Journal Number: Vol.45, No.3
  • Country: Canada

The areas around eight Canadian intermodal freight terminals form the focus of this study. Two basic research questions are addressed: What is the character of the zones adjacent to the terminals and what is the functional tie between industries located in these zones and the terminals themselves?' Report Locationhttp://onlinelibrary. ....

Management of the National Highways System Program

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Smith, David; Cully, Ruth; Cronin, Colin
  • Publisher: Australian National Audit Office
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 0642442509
  • Country: Australia

ANAO found that the actions taken by the Department during the course of the audit to update and improve the Notes on Administration and administrative processes, by commissioning various specialist studies and reviewing governance issues, has established a sound basis for ongoing effective management of the National Highway System. The Departmen ....

Meeting the needs of an ageing rural and regional population

  • Year: 2012
  • Author: Schmidt, Anthony T
  • Journal Name: Municipal Engineering Australia
  • Journal Number: Volume 39 Issue 3 (Oct 2012)
  • Publisher: EPC Media Group
  • Published Location: Greensborough, Vic.
  • ISBN: 0211-354X
  • Country: Australia

Report Location;dn=993965460536770;res=IELENG ....

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