SHOROC State of the Region Report

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Key Indicators

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) 

  1. Increase ratio of trips made by public transport, walk or other.
  2. Decrease private vehicle trips.
  3. Decrease average work trip travel duration.

What is the current situation/trend?

on-track 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:

  1. 26% (315,000) trips are made by public transport or walking (up from 25% in 2006). on-track
  2. 68% (824,000) private vehicle trips. (down from 71% in 2006).on-track
  3. 29 minutes is the average work trip travel duration (down from 31 minutes in 2006).on-track

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.

How we’re working to improve public transport and roads across the Northern Beaches & Mosman

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
   
REASONFORTRAVEL(trips)
Commute 165,000 14.9%

160,000

13.9%
Work related business 119,000 10.7%

95,000

8.3%

Education/child care 82,000 7.4%

83,000

7.2%
Shopping 166,000 15.0%

177,000

15.4%
Personal business 96,000 8.6%

96,000

8.4%
Social/recreation 266,000 24.0%

292,000

25.4%
Serve passenger 176,000 15.9%

199,000

17.3%
Other 40,000 3.6%

47,000

4.1%
Total 1,109,000 100%

1,149,000

100%
 
MODEOF TRAVEL(trips)
Vehicle driver 593,000 51.2%  589,000 48.9%
Vehicle passenger 225,000 19.4%  235,000 19.5% -
Train 10,000 0.9%  9,000 0.7%
Bus 77,000 6.6%  85,000 7.1%
Walk only 200,000 17.3%  221,000 18.3%
Other modes 54,000 4.7%  66,000 5.5%
Total 1,158,000 100%  1,205,000 100%
 
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