Games LinQ to provide shuttle buses for GC2018

Photo of TMR’s GC2018 Executive Director Graeme Krisanski with Games LinQ Managing Director Matthew Joyce, GOLDOC Chairman Peter Beattie AC and GOLDOC CEO Mark Peters.

Games LinQ have been awarded the largest event transport contract in Queensland history to provide shuttle buses and drivers during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. The fleet of up to 800 buses will be responsible for transporting athletes, officials, spectators, media and accredited workforce during the Games next year. TransLink Deputy Director-General Matt Longland … Read more

TMR’s annual report is available online

People reading annual report

We are delighted to announce that the Department of Transport and Main Roads Annual Report and financial statements for 2016–17 are now available on our website. Our Annual Report is more than a statutory requirement for the department, it is an opportunity to take stock of the previous year, highlight our achievements, assess our progress … Read more

Less asphalt means more savings, more innovation

Extremely close photo of black asphalt

We’ve partnered with the Australian Road Research Board through the National Asset Centre of Excellence (NACoE) on some exciting new infrastructure research. Our new Technical Note (TN167) describes how thinner asphalt pavements can be used in Queensland’s warm climate without detracting from the pavement performance. With conventional asphalt mixes we expect to be able to … Read more

Less than a week to go!

With less than a week to go until the 23rd World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITSWC), TMR is excited to be plugged into the global energy around ITS and its transformational impact on our transport systems.  Hear Miranda Blogg, Director (Cooperative and Automated Vehicle Initiative), talk about preparing for new technology and why she’s … Read more

An international perspective on road safety – PIARC

The World Road Association (PIARC) Council Meeting Cape Town, South Africa 21-22 September 2016  Last week I represented Australia and New Zealand at the World Road Association (PIARC) Council meeting in Cape Town, South Africa as the Australian First Delegate. This was the second World Road Congress I have attended, last year the event was held … Read more

Queensland ITS World Congress technical tour

What is better than attending the ITS World Conference in Melbourne? Joining the Queensland technical tour after the event, of course! The Queensland Pavilion is excited to host a technical tour of multi-modal intelligent transport systems (ITS) in Brisbane on Monday 17 October. We have developed a full day’s program for congress delegates that will provide … Read more

Challenging domestic violence

As the Queensland Government’s CEO Champion for domestic and family violence (DFV) awareness I have made a commitment to take part in Australia’s CEO Challenge (ACEOC) Race again this year. This a key event in which CEOs, senior business executives and community leaders compete against each other to promote awareness of the impacts of DFV … Read more