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We understand the complex project lifecycle of traffic and transport projects, which means we can ensure every stage runs smoothly.

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Ratio Transport
Ratio Transport

From feasibility studies to master planning, movement and place assessments, car park design, project approvals and implementation, our team has the experience to deliver.

We work collaboratively within multi-disciplinary teams to achieve the best outcome for large infrastructure projects, new suburbs, activity centres and industrial estates in growth areas, medium density developments, complex mixed-use sites, schools and universities, childcare centres, student accommodation and service stations.

Our team members regularly appear before VCAT and Planning Panels Victoria. Our thorough approach enables us to provide articulate and convincing evidence to assist the decision-making process.

We take pride in keeping ourselves informed of current trends and future thinking in transport planning, always evolving our knowledge to provide the best value and project outcomes.

Ratio is an active voice in the industry, with many of our team members sitting on peak industry committees and helping to guide the future of transport.

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Transport Impact Assessments

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Transport

We are valued for the intelligence of our people, the ingenuity of our approach, and the years of knowledge embedded in our organisation.

Our comprehensive transport impact assessments provide a detailed document that addresses all relevant statutory and policy requirements.

We start with your requirements and work with you to develop a clear strategy for your planning application. We support you throughout the permit process and assist with any post-submission issues.

Every site is unique, and so is every Ratio transport impact assessment. From collecting relevant parking and traffic data to providing meaningful analysis and sound technical advice, we work across every sector to deliver an assessment tailored to your project.

Expert Evidence

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Transport

We understand the importance of independent and trusted expert witness testimony. That’s why we’re so proud of our large team of respected, reliable and evidence-based transport experts who regularly appear at VCAT, Planning Panels Victoria and in Supreme Court matters.

We offer representation across sectors, from small scale transport, planning and environmental matters to large strategic and major infrastructure projects.

Transport Design

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Transport

Transport design requires big picture thinking and an eye for detail like no other. Our team of transport designers and traffic specialists bring a vast amount of knowledge, experience and highly regarded design abilities to your project’s transport needs.

We offer a full suite of transport design services, creating innovative and refined designs for everything from car parks to road network plans, swept paths, traffic signal plans and road safety audits.

We take the time to understand your requirements and apply progressive thinking to ensure we design a holistic and economical transport solution.

Due Diligence

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Transport

The depth of knowledge and experience at Ratio uniquely qualifies us to provide comprehensive Due Diligence Assessments for our clients.

Our Due Diligence Assessments identify all relevant traffic and transport-related issues, concisely conveying the potential risk, opportunities and constraints that may occur during the development process.

Our clients particularly value our ability to provide considered potential solutions to any issues identified during the due diligence process, saving them both time and money.

Sustainable Transport

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Transport

At Ratio, we work together and with purpose towards a more sustainable, liveable and positive future for all.

We combine specialist knowledge with innovative thinking to plan and recommend sustainable transport solutions for your project. We help to create transport environments that encourage access by foot, bike, car-sharing or public transport.

Ratio regularly works with government agencies to guide transport policies that work towards a sustainable future.

Car Parking

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Transport

Ratio’s transport team bring a vast amount of specialist knowledge and hands-on experience to your car parking project.

We’re industry leaders in designing parking precinct plans, parking layouts and mechanical car stackers, lift and hoist parking systems.

We’re proud of our innovative car park designs, and trusted partners in shaping car parks for all types of developments.

Traffic Management – Construction and Local Area

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Transport

We're here to help bring projects to life, including planning your traffic management.

Our transport specialists undertake extensive analysis of your project before devising a traffic management plan. Working with local authorities and engineers, we collaborate to create a seamless journey for road users.

We know that traffic management is a critical part of constructing your project. Our transport engineers have extensive experience creating traffic management plans that consider both safety and every facet of construction-related traffic. As requirements often change throughout a project, we provide ongoing support to ensure traffic continues to flow.

We specialise in local area traffic management plans that address traffic, safety and amenity issues for residential areas. We’ve created innovative traffic solutions for highly sensitive and complex projects such as schools and childcare centres.

Movement and Place Assessments

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Transport

We are proud to be part of projects that shape cities, neighbourhoods and places for people. Ratio recognises that streets perform multiple functions as both transport links and destinations in their own right.

Our interdisciplinary services across urban design, planning and transport have a unique ability to consider all aspects of movement and place assessments. Ratio’s movement and place team collaborate with government and community stakeholders to enhance the safety, accessibility and enjoyment of activity centres.

We create sustainable and comprehensive solutions to complex urban challenges.

Major Event Planning

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Transport

While our projects shape cities, it’s the human-scale benefits that drive us. We create safe and well-designed traffic plans that protect competitors, participants and spectators at major events.

Our team of transport specialists embrace improvement and innovation. We’re not afraid to explore original concepts and we encourage thinking outside the box.