Austraffic will be a part of the URS Australia lead Hoddle Street Study, a two year investigation analyzing the integrated transport options to improve the traffic flow between the Eastern Fwy and CityLink.
Roads and Ports Minister Tim Pallas stated that “The extensive investigations will consider all the complex social, environmental and economic issues to understand the feasibility of various transport solutions.
“The role of Hoddle Street will be also be examined within the context of the wider transport network, with the study to identify key issues relating to public transport efficiency and reliability, land use and transport planning, and safety.
“This will include consideration of local amenity and urban design issues, pedestrian networks and crossings, as well as bicycle routes, to ensure safety and accessibility.
“We eagerly await the outcome of the study to see how best to ease congestion, improve public transport and pedestrian access on this vital arterial road.”
Austraffic, the Australian leader in traffic and transport monitoring techniques and technology, has been collecting and delivering high quality traffic and transport data for over 25 years, enabling effective data solutions and credible decisions with respect to transport planning and traffic management. Austraffic’s services include: manual and video counts, automatic traffic counts, origin destination and travel time surveys, intersection counts, road lighting audits, public transport surveys and data analysis.