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  • 1. An Overview of VicRoads2012
  • 2. Victoria in Perspective 228,000 km2 - 3% of Australia 5.2 million people - 24% of Australia 4.4 million motor vehicles - 33% of Australia 3.5 million drivers 460 million tonnes of freight - 25% of Australia 155,000 km of roads 50 billion km of travel – 50% of arterial road travel in Melbourne
  • 3. Roads in Australia National Hwy VictoriaNational Hwy funded by Commonwealth, managed by States
  • 4. Roads in Victoria Arterial Roads National Hwy funded by Commonwealth, managed by States National Hwy Arterial Rd funded and managed by States
  • 5. Roads in Australia Length Network Road Type Travel (%) (km) (%)National highway (1) 18,600 2.5 14.2Rural arterial (2) 94,900 11.6 21.6Urban arterial (2) 12,400 2.3 39.6Rural local (3) 600,700 73.2 6.3Urban local (3) 84,800 10.4 18.3All road types 811,400 100.0 100.0(1) – funded by Commonwealth, managed by States(2) – funded & managed by States(3) – funded and managed by Local Government
  • 6. Roads in Victoria Length Network Road Type Travel (%) (km) (%)National highway 1,010 0.9 8.9Rural arterial 18,060 10.2 21.8Urban arterial 3,180 3.2 51.7Rural local 106,100 67.3 5.2Urban local 26,400 16.8 12.4All road types 154,750 100.0 100.0
  • 7. Rural Road StandardsM Road A RoadB Road C Road
  • 8. VicRoads VicRoads is the State road and traffic management authority for Victoria 22,000 km of arterial road network, including 3,000 bridges Assets valued at AUD$23 billion Annual Program Budgets of about AUD$1.9 billion Revenues of around AUD$4.3 billion including AUD$2.6 billion collected on behalf of agencies 3,100 professional, technical and customer service staff 4.3 million customer service centre transactions 2.1 million call centre calls
  • 9. AimsVicRoads has five principal Aims: Achieve ongoing reductions in the number & severity of road crashes and the resultant cost of road trauma Assist economic and regional development by managing & improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the road transport system Develop a more integrated and sustainable road transport system Enhance the environment through the responsible planning & management of the transport system Deliver cost effective and customer focussed service to the community.
  • 10. Organisation Structure Minister for RoadsSecretary – Department of Transport Chief Executive Network & Asset Planning Technical & Information Services Road Safety & Network Access Corporate Services People Services & Internal Corporate Policy & Planning Communications Commercial & Legal Chief Operating Officer Regional Services Major Projects Registration and Licensing Services
  • 11. Network and Asset PlanningDevelops policy recommendations, program strategies and the annual program of works to: Improve Victoria’s arterial road network to manage congestion, promote sustainable transport modes and maintain accessibility for all Victorians Maintain an expanding and diverse range of road related assets.
  • 12. Road Safety & Network Access Develops policy recommendations, program strategies and the annual program of works to:  Reduce road trauma  Provide effective, efficient and secure registration and licensing services  Manage regulatory reforms which facilitate on-road freight productivity Annual Road Fatalities in Victoria 1970 - 200811001000900800700600500400300200100 0 1970 1972 1974 1976 1978 1980 1982 1984 1986 1988 1990 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008
  • 13. Regional Services Is responsible for:  Delivery of the annual program of works (other than major projects) through 7 regions  Delivery of tram and bus priority programs  Managing the real time operation of the road network including incident management, developing network operating plans and providing safe access to the network for heavy vehicles
  • 14. Major ProjectsIs responsible for: Delivery of major network improvements Developing effective environmental policies and strategies and providing specialist advice on environmental issues and management systems
  • 15. Registration & LicensingServicesResponsible for: Delivering and managing registration and licensing customer services Ensuring new drivers are sufficiently skilled Ensuring vehicles are registered & roadworthy
  • 16. Technical & Information ServicesProvides a range of specialist services including: Information system management and services Property and acquisition management Technical consulting (design, geotechnical, urban landscape) Road maintenance & minor construction works Overseas consulting work in the road sector Development and marketing of customised number plates
  • 17. Corporate ServicesProvides support services including: Managing financial plans, strategies and systems Records management Risk and business continuity management
  • 18. People Services & InternalCommunicationsResponsible for: Workforce planning Training and development Occupational health and safety Internal communications to staff
  • 19. Commercial & LegalResponsible for: Managing the commercial arrangements for toll roads in Victoria Contract management policies and procedures VicRoads contractor pre-qualification scheme Provision of legal services to VicRoads
  • 20. Program DeliveryServices to the Victorian community are providedthrough a state-wide network of VicRoads offices: 7 Regional Offices 38 Registration and Licensing Offices Project Offices as required Telephone Information Services Traffic Management Centre
  • 21.  Questions?