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dc.contributor.authorBurke, Matthewen_US
dc.contributor.authorLi, Terryen_US
dc.contributor.editorHitoshi Iedaen_US
dc.description.abstractAustralia's office employment is centralized in its major cities. Government decentralization policies in Perth and Brisbane seek to move 20 per cent of each city's state public servants out of their central business districts within ten years. A modeling framework is developed to appraise the likely transit system impacts in Brisbane. Two idealized, hypothetical scenarios are advanced to compare city futures in 2031. One scenario mostly moves workers to middle-suburbia on Brisbane's busways. The other mostly moves jobs to outer-suburban commuter rail nodes. These scenarios are both compared to a base case of continued employment centralization. The results suggest both decentralized models provide contra-flow benefits, improved fare-box recovery, and reduced on-board congestion. But decentralization to outer-suburban rail nodes offers disadvantages by raising total car travel. The implications for planning include the need for strong land use policy to direct decentralization strictly to activity centers to achieve benefits for transit systems.en_US
dc.publisherEastern Asia Society for Transportation Studiesen_US
dc.publisher.placeTokyo, Japanen_US
dc.relation.ispartofconferencename9th International Conference of the East Asian Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS)en_US
dc.relation.ispartofconferencetitleProceedings of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies, Vol.8, 2011en_US
dc.relation.ispartoflocationJeju, Koreaen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchTransport Planningen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchUrban Analysis and Developmenten_US
dc.titleOptimising transit networks by moving government workers: the transit impacts of employment decentralization in Brisbaneen_US
dc.typeConference outputen_US
dc.type.descriptionE1 - Conference Publications (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeE - Conference Publicationsen_US
gro.facultyGriffith Sciences, Griffith School of Environmenten_US
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