Work to duplicate the last remaining section of the Gold Coast line – the 8.2-kilometre Coomera to Helensvale section – has been completed.
The Western Australian Government has confirmed funding from the Road Trauma Trust Account has been approved so safety works on the project can begin immediately.
Development of an industry master code of practice for heavy vehicle safety is progressing well, according to the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator, with the project receiving $200,000 government funding.
The National Transport Commission is is asking road transport agencies, police, and the commercial road transport industry to provide input on how Australian governments should amend driver laws to facilitate the introduction of automated vehicles.
A new report from the Grattan Institute suggests that, with their populations growing strongly, both cities could face traffic gridlock in the future unless action is taken to manage congestion.
Rio Tinto is a step closer to its goal of having a network of driverless trains in the Pilbara after undertaking the first fully autonomous rail journey at the Western Australian iron ore operations.