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Community Service Obligations Framework for the Roads Sector

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This webinar provides an overview of how Community Service Obligations (CSOs) could be applied to the roads sector and how establishing a CSO framework could help clarify road funding arrangements. The webinar was presented by Matthew Clarke, Gavan Dwyer and Dr Tim Martin on 29 June 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.

Assessment of Key Road Operator Actions to Support Automated Vehicles

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This webinar provides an overview of the challenges posed by the operation of automated vehicles on public roads. The webinar was presented by Stuart Ballingall and Scott Benjamin on 16 June 2017.

Australasian Road Asset Data Standard

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This webinar explains how the Austroads Data Standard is designed, the data definitions it contains, and the multiple ways it can be used; how harmonised data sets are being used to promote benefits at the local and national levels through case studies; and the plans to support data standard adoption through a range of tools and data collaboration ventures. This webinar was presented by Angus Draheim, Richard Yeo, David Darwin, Dawn Inglis and Michael Zhang and Justin Weligamage on 1 June 2017.

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.

Future Challenges of Changing Agricultural Equipment

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This webinar addresses the road safety and infrastructure challenges posed by the operation of agricultural vehicles and equipment on public roads. The webinar was presented by Adam Ritzinger on 28 April 2017.

Assessment of ‘Life Line’ Freight Routes

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This webinar provides an overview of the Risk Indicator, a tool designed to identify and support investment in ‘Life Line’ freight routes. This webinar was presented by Steve Manders and Craig Gorlick on 24 February 2017.

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.

Older Road Users- Emerging Trends

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This webinar provides an overview of the emerging trends in crash involvement among older road users, aged 75 years and over. It was presented by Dr Matthew Baldock on 24 November 2016.

Guide to Road Design Part 3: Geometric Design - Webinar (Session 2)

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This two-part webinar provides an overview of the updated Austroads Guide to Road Design Part 3: Geometric Design. This second session covers horizontal and vertical alignment, and superelevation. The webinar was presented by Peter Aumann on 25 October 2016.