Future of roads

Future of roads

WA
Nov 17
How can Perth optimise our current road network through measures to promote more efficient usage? A panel of infrastructure and policy thought-leaders including Chairman of the Productivity Commission, Peter Harris AO, will discuss this question and more as they share new ideas and strategies to combat Perth's growing road congestion.

Speakers

Peter Harris AO, Chairman, Productivity Commission
Terry Agnew, Group Chief Executive Officer, Royal Automobile Club of Western Australia
Tony Earl, Acting Director, Road Network Operations, Main Roads Western Australia
Dr Keith Hampson, Chief Executive Officer, Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre

Event overview

As Perth’s population increased from 1.325 million in 2001 to an estimated 2.02 million in 2014, congestion on the road networks is becoming an increasing issue.

Join CEDA as we explore new research around smart roads, infrastructure pricing strategies and other innovations that are achieving astounding results internationally.

This event will address questions including:

  • How can these new, innovative techniques be implemented to better utilise Perth’s current road infrastructure and reduce congestion? 
  • What will Perth’s roads of the future look like?

Meet the keynote speaker

Peter Harris AO
Chairman, Productivity Commission

Meet the speakers

Terry Agnew
Group Chief Executive Officer, Royal Automobile Club of Western Australia

Tony Earl
Acting Director, Road Network Operations, Main Roads Western Australia

Dr Keith Hampson
Chief Executive Officer, Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre

Meet the facilitator

Professor Sharon Biermann
Director, Planning and Transport Research Centre (PATREC), The University of Western Australia

Supported by CEDA members

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