Public Transport - Strategy, Planning and Policy PDP


Tuesday, 08 Mar 2016
Thursday, 10 Mar 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 - Strategy, Planning & Policy in a two part PDP.

Part A Strategy & Planning will be delivered: 8th March 2016 8.30 – 5.00 | 9th March 2016 8.30 – 12.00

Part B Policy & Regulation will be delivered: 9th March 2016 1.00 – 5.00 | 10th March 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 22nd February 2016, Standard Fee will apply after the 22nd February.


An effective and efficient public transport system is a key part Australia’s continued economic growth, environmental health and social well-being. This course provides students with an understanding of leading practice principles for an integrated approach to public transport planning, which is needed to increase the effectiveness of public transport services and improve mobility, accessibility and the environment.


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 Modules

Part A Strategy & Planning 

1. Strategic Context for Public Transport: Explain the context for public transport planning.
2. Stakeholder & Community Engagement: Demonstrate the application of stakeholder and community engagement principles.
3. Developing Public Transport Options: Describe and evaluate public transport options.
4. Resourcing Public Transport Programs: Outline the resourcing needs and processes for public transport.
5. Planning for Public Transport: Be able to plan for public transport infrastructure and services.

Part B Policy & Regulation 

6.Policy, Policy Processes and Policy Analysis: Illustrate the application of policy and policy processes.
7. Public Transport Policy Context: Explain the public transport policy context.
8. Public Transport Policy Options: Develop the capacity to identify and assess policy options.
9. Public Transport Organisation and Institutions: Describe the role and practice of public transport institutions.
10.Public Transport Delivery and Regulation: Summarise the options for the delivery of public transport and associated regulatory  requirements.

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 ||


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