This information sheet presents Australian data on how realised rates of fuel consumption vary over time, and how the rates depend on key vehicle characteristics such as number of cylinders, fuel type and vehicle age.
This Information Sheet presents an estimate of interstate freight rates for road, rail, sea and air modes back to 1965.
Road transport technologies are evolving rapidly. Recent years have seen the expansion of intelligent transport systems (ITS), such as ramp metering and signal coordination, and low-level vehicle automation.
Waterline reports on trends in (a) throughput, (b) container handling productivity on the waterfront and the land side of ports in Australia, and (c) the cost of importing and exporting containers via five container ports.
This information sheet provides an overview of the current status of motorcycling safety in Australia. In 2016 motorcyclist deaths increased by 22 per cent, to 248 deaths (almost 1 in five road deaths).
In this research, several elements of spending are examined, including the composition of that expenditure, the contribution of taxes and government charges, how the expenditure varies by broad region type and by key demographic characteristics, a
This is the latest in a series of Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) reports that provide information on Australian sea freight movements, vessel activity, the use of coastal trading licences, and the size and compo
This Information Sheet presents estimates of urban passenger fares in major Australian cities from 1952-53 to 2015-16. A taxi fare index is available separately from 1996-97 to 2015-16.
This information sheet analyses fatal crashes and fatalities involving light commercial vehicles. Light commercial vehicles account for more than 1 in 6 registered vehicles and almost 1 in 5 of total vehicle kilometres travelled (VKT).
Paper prepared for the ANZSOG Infrastructure Research Workshop, Canberra, 2015. Author: Mark Harvey