Local Area Traffic Management Survey

This survey will take between 10-15 minutes to complete.

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* 1. Please enter your...

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* 3. Below is a list of Local Area Traffic Management devices. Please indicate how commonly you use these devices.

  Commonly/always Sometimes/less often Rarely Never
Flat-topped road humps
Wombat or raised pedestrian crossings
Round profile road humps
Road (speed) cushions
Raised pavements / intersection platforms
Kerbside lane narrowings / kerb extensions
Angled or straight slow points
Centre blister islands
Driveway links
Median treatments
Roundabouts
Full road closures
Half / part / diagonal road closures
Modified 'T' intersections
Speed limit signs
Prohibited traffic movement signs
One way, stop and giveway signs
Perimeter threshold treatments
Tactile surface treatments
Bicycle lanes / bypasses
Bus only lanes / bus bypasses
Shared zones
School zones

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* 4. For each of the devices you have installed, use the table below and rank the effectiveness of each device from your own perspective on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being least effective and 5 being most effective. If you have not used one of the devices below then just skip it.

  1 2 3 4 5
Flat-topped road humps
Wombat or raised pedestrian crossings
Round profile road humps
Road (speed) cushions
Raised pavements / intersection platforms
Kerbside lane narrowings / kerb extensions
Angled or straight slow points
Centre blister islands
Driveway links
Median treatments
Roundabouts
Full road closures
Half / part / diagonal road closures
Modified 'T' intersections
Speed limit signs
Prohibited traffic movement signs
One way, stop and giveway signs
Perimeter threshold treaments 
Tactile surface treatments
Bicycle lanes / bypasses
Bus only links / bus bypasses
Shared zones
School zones

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* 5. How is the placement and spacing of devices determined in your Local Government area? (Tick all that apply)

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* 7. Have you removed any of the following devices in the last 4 years, and if so, what was the main reasons for removing them (you can select more than one)?

  They were not effective Complaints / feedback Not safe / crashes They were damaged To improve access They were too noisy Other
Flat-topped road humps
Wombat or raised pedestrian crossings
Round profile road humps
Road (speed) cushions
Raised pavements / intersection platforms
Kerbside lane narrowings / kerb extensions
Angled or straight slow points
Centre blister islands
Driveway links
Median treatments
Roundabouts
Full road closures
Half / part / diagonal road closures
Modified 'T' intersections 
Speed limit signs
Prohibited traffic movement signs
One way, stop and giveway signs
Perimeter threshold treatments
Tactile surface treatments
Bicycle lanes / bypasses
Bus only lanes / bus bypasses
Shared zones
School zones

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* 8. If post construction monitoring of devices is undertaken in your LGA, what parameters are measured, and how often are they measured? (Select all that are used)

  Commonly/always Sometimes/less often Rarely Never
Traffic speed surveys
Crash analysis
Monitoring traffic volumes
Origin and destination surveys
Residential / public attitudes (obtained passively or actively)
Affects upon and responses from specific road users
Other

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* 9. Does your Local Government have a process for determining whether LATM is warranted (Warrant system) and if so what criteria are used? (Tick all that apply)

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* 10. What are the main processes and resources that your LGA uses in decision making for LATM/Traffic calming projects? (Tick all that are appropriate)

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* 11. What are the biggest traffic related issues facing your Local Government? Rank each issue on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being of the lowest priority and 5 being of the highest priority.

  1 2 3 4 5
Speeding
Through traffic
Commercial vehicle impacts
Local environment quality (noise, air quality, etc.)
'Hoon' behaviour
Road crashes / black spots
Access to parking
Access and safety for cyclists
Access and safety for pedestrians
Other (please specify below)

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* 12. As an alternative to LATM, what other actions does your Local Government use to manage or calm traffic in local neighbourhoods? (Tick all that you use)

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* 13. What are the most common reasons why LATM/Traffic Calming/Streetscaping recommendations are not adopted/implemented by your LGA? (Tick all that apply)

  Always Commonly Sometimes Rarely Never
Budget constraints
Political pressure
Community opposition 
State Government intervention
Service utility conflicts
Contrary to policy
Other (please specify below)

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* 14. When is it planned that the next LATM / Traffic Calming / Streetscaping project will be conducted in your municipality?

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* 15. Does your LGA have the skills and resources in-house to do LATM projects or would you normally get them done externally?

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* 16. Please enter any other comments you may have in the textbox below.

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