Public Transport - Network Planning, Operations & Service Delivery PDP


Tuesday, 03 May 2016
Thursday, 05 May 2016



UQ Business School Executive Venue Level 19, Central Plaza One, 345 Queen St (cnr Creek St), Brisbane


Event Description:

Professor Phil Charles will be presenting Public Transport - Context and Overview in a two part PDP.

Part A will be delivered: 3rd May 2016 8.30 – 5.00 | 4th May 2016 8.30 – 12.00
Part B will be delivered: 4th May 2016 1.00 – 5.00 | 5th May 2016 8.30 – 5.00

Particpants can register for either Part A or Part B or Both.

Early Bird Discount with apply to registrations received by the 18th April 2016, Standard Fee will apply after the 18th April.

As a public transport professional, it is important to understand the characteristics of effective integrated public transport networks and how to implement them in practice. After completing this course, you will understand the context within which planning occurs, and be familiar with the terminology, principles, methods, tools, and issues involved in designing networks and planning for their service.

Course Structure

This a blended learning course, involving pre-work, which includes background readings and reflection activities, prior to attending the two 1 ½ day intensive short courses. The online pre-work has been designed to help you get the most out of the course.

Who should attend?

Professionals involved in planning, designing and monitoring public transport, especially state and local government staff, operators, consultants and contractors

Professionals new to public transport or wanting a refresher, as well as those wanting a broader understanding of public transport.

 *Articulation to the Graduate Certificate in Public Transport is available.

Course ModulesNetwork & Service Planning


1. Overview of Network & Service Planning: define network and service planning, including the market, planning tasks and planning approaches.
2. Urban Passenger Transport Modes: demonstrate the process of identifying, analysing and selecting public transport modes.
3. Institutional Context: describe the institutional context in which network and service planning occur, including roles, regulation and funding.
4. Network Structure Design: outline the steps in the network structure design process.
5. Methods and Tools for Service Planning: illustrate the application of a range of methods and tools in service planning.


 Operations & Service Delivery

6. Issues in Public Transport Operations: critically evaluate public transport operational issues.
7. Public Transport Service Delivery Arrangements: consider service delivery options and contract models.
8. Securing Public Transport Contractors: describe issues associated with securing a public transport contractor.
9. Managing Public Transport Contracts: discuss issues associated with managing public transport contracts.
10.Customer Service Needs: appraise the most appropriate means to meet customer service needs.

Participants who complete part program with attract 30CPD | Full program 60CPD | All will receive a CILT Australia PDP Certificate.

Attend Parts A or B - Early Bird Registration Member $615.00, Non Member $715.00
Attend Parts A or B – Standard Registration Member $890.00, Non Member $990.00
Attend Part A and B - Early Bird Registration Member $1330.00, Non Member $1430.00
Attend Part A and B - Standard Registration Member $1880.00, Non Member $1980.00

Primary Event Contact:

Wendy Hillman - 0439751001 ||


Registration Link:

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