PUBLIC TRANSPORT. Moving People – Hearts & Minds. Heather Webster Executive Director Public Transport Division. Lack of Parking Puts Train Users on Road Linton Besser More than 40% of motorists who otherwise drive all the way to work would rather park at a station and commute.
Moving People – Hearts & Minds
Public Transport Division
More than 40% of motorists who otherwise drive all the way to work would rather park at a station and commute.
Travel times getting longer
PEAK hour could blow out over the next decade if nothing is done to stop the build-tip of traffic congestion on Adelaide roads.
The car is doomed, scientist warns
CAR travel should be cut by 80%, road construction halted and public transport boosted if Australia is to meet carbon emission targets, energy experts have warned.
810 – Buses
94 – Rail Cars
15 – Trams
Capital value - $1.5 billion
How to get people from cars to public transport?
Comfortable, Fast, Safe, Reliable, Well Priced
Over 45% of adults have difficulty understanding timetables
Other road users
Bus Network: 80% of trips
Train and Tram: 20% of trips
In first 10 years:
Strategies for Growth – Short to Medium Term
Rail track quality
New ticketing system
Strategic Plan Target
(10% weekday car kms – currently 7%)
Congestion and costs
70% travel in the peak
Between 30% and 50%
A clean, uncluttered modern city has attractive public transport for easy travel
Bus– the Quick Fix
Short lead time
Reach and Accessibility
Whichmode fits your task?
Changes to Fuel Price, Energy Source, Vehicle Type, Travel Habits
Will change the dynamics of a city
Good public transport is essential for a civilised city