Urban public transport: updated trends

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Publication Type:
Information Sheet 59

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Release Date:
September 2014

BITRE Information Sheet 59 summarises recent trends in Australian urban passenger transport—contrasting strong growth in urban public transport (UPT) over the last decade (with 2013 task levels almost 30 per cent higher than 2004) with that of private road vehicle use (with car travel in 2013 only about 3 per cent higher than 2004). Details or trend statistics are provided, across the State and Territory capital cities, for modal composition, travel growth rates, UPT cost recovery and transit service levels.