According to the Victorian Government, by 2050 Melbourne’s transport infrastructure is expected to support an additional 10.4 million trips each day and Victoria’s freight volume is expected to more than double. Transport growth is likewise occurring in many major cities nationally.
Healthy, active & sustainable
At the same time, despite the recognised benefits, active transport rates in Australia remain low in comparison with many European and Asian countries. Especially concerning is the decline in active transport among children and all-age cycling rates.
Adding to the challenge but also presenting opportunities, our transport sector is on the cusp of a major transition driven by new technologies such as dynamic data systems and driverless vehicles.