Stations Surveys 2016
A revisitation and updated snapshot of the condition of a number of railways stations in the metropolitan area.
More information on the Station Surveys page.
The Costs of Commuting: An Analysis of Potential Commuter Savings, Jan 2015
A new report from the Australasian Railway Association
"This report estimates the potential savings that Australian and New Zealand commuters can achieve if they decide to use public transport rather than a private vehicle to commute to work.
30 Year State Tranport Plan - Integrated Transport and Land Use
This is our submission to the South Australian State Government regarding the plan.
Adelaide City Council Integrated Movement Strategy
Adelaide City Council: "Moving Adelaide Integrated Movement Strategy 2012-2022" Full Version of Report
Original source and further Information -- Adelaide City Council: Draft - Integrated Movement Strategy
Network Principles in Public Transport
The Principles of Public Transport Network Planning: A review of the emerging literature with select examples
Transport Visions for 2031:
These documents outline some of the strategic thinking that is going into improving public transport in the city of Perth and in the South East Queensland region. Consider them in comparison to the issues we face in Adelaide.
Bowden Transit Oriented Development
Check out www.lifemoreinteresting.com.au/lmi/index.html The site so far is mostly advertising fluff but the documents below contain the actual detail of what may be expected. You can get them at the downloads section of the LMI site or directly from below.
Bowden_Stage_1_First_Release.pdf (4 pages)
Bowden_Urban_Design_Guidelines.pdf (84 pages)
Noarlunga Regional Centre TOD
A State Government plan to guide the transformation of the Noarlunga Regional Centre into a Transist Oriented Development.
Web page here Noarlunga TOD - Transit Oriented DevelopmentSome direct links to individual items below. Brochure (pdf file, 5.30 Mb)
Regional Centre Structure Plan (pdf file, 4.5 Mb)
Noarlunga Station Precinct Master Plan (pdf file, 5 Mb)
This last document was originally produced by the Public Transport Users Association We would like to thank them for their permission to use their work in our submission.
Also available as a pdf file (672 Kb) at
An earlier document
This is a report from the South Australian Parliament inquiring
PPT Documents & Submissions to Government
Transport Enquiry - 2008 Environment, Resources and Development Committee Parliament of South Australia
The PPT submission to the inquiry includes a short summary paper
The original Terms of Reference (2p, 66Kb, pdf)
PPT Submission to the Legislative Council - May 2008
Recently PPT has presented a submission to the South Australian Legislative Council, specifically to the Select Committee of the Legislative Council on Peak Oil.This submission consisted of five documents, listed below.
CONFERENCE - October 2003
These reports are excerpted from the journal
These documents can be viewed separately at the following links or as one complete document in pdf format.
Complete set of reports download here pdf file 188 Kb
CONFERENCE - October 2002
CONFERENCE - October 2000
CONFERENCE - August 1999
References from a lecture by Dr Mike Mouritz at UniSA - Oct 2012
Obtained from a talk at UniSA by Dr Mike Mouritz (Executive: City Futures for the City of Canning, Metropolitan Perth) on the experience of planning and implementing transit oriented development in Perth. The links cover TOD's and urban planning in general, in Perth and elsewhere.
Darlington Transport Study
This is a major proposal by the SA State Government that involves changes in public transport infrastructure, road transport corridors and land use in the Sturt Triangle, Flinders Medical Centre, Flinders University and associated areas.
Go to http://www.infrastructure.sa.gov.au/darlington to see all about it.
Transit Oriented Development (TOD)
Here in South Australia the Government is planning our first ever TOD in Bowden, to be followed eventually by others. If you need some guidance into what is a TOD and more importantly what makes a good TOD then please have a look below at this small sampling of documents gleaned from the experience of cities around the world.
Transit-Oriented Development: Factors and Elements of Success
Transit Oriented Development Amended December 2005 Policy Guidelines - City of Calgary (44p, 1.11 MB, pdf file)
Transit-Oriented Zoning and Transit-Oriented Development
Ten Principles for Successful Development Around Transit
Transit Oriented Development Principles, Best Practice and Implementation
State Budget 2008 - Significant new investments in public transport
The 2008 South Australian State Budget has surprised us all by announcing large new investments in public transport infrastructure. For the first time in many years we are about to get the kind of spending that will make possible significant improvements in services.
Check out the following links for further information:
Budget: Public Transport, 5 June 2008
People for Public Transport - 2009 Annual Report ( pdf file, 3p)
Making public transport work in Melbourne
How dense are we?
This is a report from the South Australian Parliament inquiring "On the development of an efficient and integrated public transport system incorporating all forms of public transport and necessary infrastructure improvements.
Messenger Press Articles - "Off The Rails"
Late in 2003 the Messenger Press newspapers undertook an audit of Adelaide's Railway stations. A number of PPT Members and SARTAG (Southern Area Transport Advisory Group) members were involved in this process.
There was some degree of overlap and repetition in the text and pictures published in the various editions so here is a representative sample of the articles that resulted from the audit.
Bedford Park Interchange
Liveable, Sustainable Cities