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Sydney Multimode Travel Time Survey

Name of Collection
Sydney Multimode Travel Time Survey

Transport and Environment
NRMA Limited
388 George Street

Telephone: Sydney 1800 678 784
Facsimile: Sydney 02 9292 8485
Email: cleanair2000@nrma.com.au
Internet: http://www.nrma.com.au

To provide an indicative assessment of the journey times of some alternatives to the private car.

This survey examines travel time efficiency of the car compared to alternative transport modes. A travel time survey was undertaken by NRMA and Bicycle NSW comparing the travel times of car, bicycle and public transport in the peak periods.

The survey involved collection of travel time information on six major routes into the Sydney CBD for six days over two weeks. The travel times for cars and bicycles were collected by physical surveys, whilst public transport times were determined using timetable information.

A similar survey was conducted for travel to Parramatta. See Parramatta Multimode Travel Time Survey.

Data Detail

  • Travel time to the city-morning peak;
  • Travel time from the city-evening peak; and
  • Variance between modes.

Geographic Coverage
Sydney CBD (includes Brookvale, Killara, Ryde, Strathfield, Kogarah, and Little Bay).

Frequency of Data Availability
Data release is irregular.

Historical Data
Data are available for 1997.

Products and Services
Sydney Multimode Travel Time Survey, 1997

Example of Information Available

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