Australian Infrastructure Audit 2019

Passenger transport

Passenger transport connects people and places. This section discusses a broad range of modes, from active transport, such as walking and cycling, to private cars, public transport, aviation, cruise ships, ferries and emerging modes like rideshare.

In this chapter we look at:

  • Changing urban travel patterns
  • Technology and the future of passenger cars
  • International, interstate and inter-regional connectivity
  • Funding and maintaining our transport assets
  • Passenger transport sustainability and resilience
  • Safety in the transport sector
  • Transport accessibility and equity.
an infographic showing seven cars and one bus
User Habits

Around 1 in 10 trips to work in Australia are made using public transport, whereas 7 in 10 are made by car.

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