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Introducing the Pedestrian Facility Selection Tool

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This webinar introduces the Australasian Pedestrian Facility Selection Tool. The tool is designed to help Australian and New Zealand practitioners select the most appropriate type of pedestrian crossing based on walkability, safety and economic outcomes. The webinar was presented by Steve Abley and Dave Smith on 10 March 2015.

Not All Roads Are Created Equal

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This webinar is by NZ Transport Agency on New Zealand's Speed Management Guide. The webinar was presented by Glenn Bunting and Diane Gamble 14 December 2016.

Pedestrian Facility Selection Tool

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This webinar provides an introduction to the Austroads Pedestrian Facility Selection Tool and demonstrate how to use it with a fully worked example. The tool is designed to help Australian and New Zealand practitioners select the most appropriate type of pedestrian crossing based on walkability, safety and economic outcomes. The webinar was presented by Dave Smith Steve Abley on 16 May 2017.

National ITS Architecture FRAME Content Mapping

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This webinar provides an overview of the National ITS Architecture (NIA) which provides a common approach for planning, defining, and integrating intelligent transportation systems. The webinar was presented by Warwick Sweeney on 20 June 2017.

Techniques for Incident Management to Support Network Operations Planning

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This webinar provides an overview of contemporary local and international incident management practices and a harmonised traffic incident management (TIM) framework that supports network operations planning. The webinar was presented by Dr Aut Karndacharuk and Asif Hassan on 29 August 2017.

Guide to Traffic Management Part 5: Road Management (2017 Edition)

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This webinar provides an overview of the key changes to the Austroads Guide to Traffic Management Part 5, such as the incorporation of concepts such as Movement and Place, Network Operation Planning, road allocation and the establishment of speed limits. It is particularly useful for practitioners dealing with mid-block road management, including speed management. The webinar was presented by David Green on 12 September 2017.

Prioritising On-Road Public Transport

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This webinar provides guidance on improved on-road public transport drawn from the experience of jurisdictions in Australia, New Zealand and overseas. The webinar was presented by Alison Lee and Graham McCabe on 26 September 2017.

Road Transport Management Framework and Principles

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This webinar provides an overview of current and contemporary road transport management practices in Australasia and a harmonised framework. The webinar was presented by Dr Aut Karndacharuk and Asif Hassan on 26 October 2017.

Intersections - Guide to Traffic Management Part 6 and Guide to Road Design Part 4 and 4A (2017 Editions)

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This webinar provides an overview of the key changes to: 
• Guide to Traffic Management Part 6: Intersections, Interchanges and Crossings
• Guide to Road Design Part 4: Intersections and Crossings – General
• Guide to Road Design Part 4A: Unsignalised and Signalised Intersections.

The webinar was presented by Peter Aumann and Lisa Steinmetz on 6 November 2017.

Guide to Traffic Management Part 13: Road Environment Safety (2017 Edition)

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This webinar provides an overview of the key changes to the Austroads Guide to Traffic Management Part 13, such as updated information on driver workload and the Safe System, and incorporation of a discussion on human factors. It is particularly useful for practitioners dealing with road safety aspects of traffic management in the road environment. The webinar was presented by David Green on 16 November 2017.