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Key travel indicators (Reason for Trips; Mode of Travel; Time Duration of Work Trips) for SHOROC Residents, as collected by NSW Government Bureau of Transport Statistics.
Target (SHOROC Region)
- Increase ratio of trips made by public transport, walk or other.
- Decrease private vehicle trips.
- Decrease average work trip travel duration.
What is the current situation/trend?
Indicators are on-track
The NSW Government Bureau of Transport Statistics has collected key transport indicator data, as outlined in the below table and summarised for the SHOROC Region (year 2010/11) as follows:
- 26% (315,000) trips are made by public transport or walking (up from 25% in 2006).
- 68% (824,000) private vehicle trips. (down from 71% in 2006).
- 29 minutes is the average work trip travel duration (down from 31 minutes in 2006).
This data will be utilised to monitor future increases or decreases in travel indicators over time. Transport indicator data is collected by the NSW Government Bureau of Transport Statistics every 5 years.
For more detailed information…
|SHOROC Region Key Transport IndicatorsSource: NSW Government Transport & Infrastructure Transport Data Centre|
|Description||Total Number (2006)||Percentage (2006)||Total Number (2011)||Percentage (2011)||Trend|
|Work related business||119,000||10.7%||
|TRAVELTIME||Av. work trip duration (mins)||31||29||↓|
|Av. non-work trip duration (mins)||16.75||17||↑|
|Av. Trip duration (mins) — all purposes||20||20||-|
|Daily travel time per person (mins)||88||83||↓|
For more visit www.bts.nsw.gov.au/Statistics/HTS/default.aspx
Why use this indicator and what does this mean for the overall Health and Wellbeing of the SHOROC Region?
SHOROC is using this indicator as one of a suite of indicators to determine what the state of play is in respect to transport and mobility, when measuring the overall health and wellbeing of the SHOROC Region.
Updated July 2013