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Transport operators, associations and government bodies have been given the opportunity to help the NTC develop a new framework that will help define and measure Australia’s land transport productivity.

NTC seeks input on National Land Transport Productivity Framework

25 August 2016

Transport operators, associations and government bodies have been given the opportunity to help the NTC develop a new framework that will help define and measure Australia’s land transport productivity.

Chief Executive of the NTC Paul Retter said the framework would help governments and industry keep track of Australia’s land transport productivity performance and help governments make better laws and regulations, infrastructure investment decisions and operational improvements to Australia’s transport network.

He said the framework will also give industry decision-makers better information to help them make the best possible operational and business investment decisions.

“There is an old saying that you can’t really improve what you don’t measure,” Mr Retter said.

“This project will help us define and measure land transport productivity so we can ensure Australia’s strategies, action plans and future decisions deliver the benefits we need.”

The NTC is asking relevant stakeholders to answer a range of questions to help develop the framework including:

  •          What factors should be included?
  •          Can current productivity measures be applied and do we need to supplement them?
  •          How should the information be collected and presented?
  •          How would you use the productivity framework?

The National Land Transport Productivity Framework Issues Paper is available here.

Stakeholders can make a submission via the NTC’s website before 5pm, Thursday 6 October 2016.

The framework will be presented to transport ministers at the Transport and Infrastructure Council meeting scheduled for November 2017.

Last Updated: 18/11/2016