AITPM Webinar: Introduction to On-Demand Transport report
The presentation from 13 May provided a comprehensive overview of On-Demand Transport (or Demand Responsive Transport) services which are regaining popularity and are extending shared public transport (PT) services to users and roles that are not well covered by large scale integrated public transport services in urban areas. New technologies and data sources have facilitated this renewed interest. These types of services are currently operating in various states of Australia. Generally On-Demand Transport services operate in areas of lower accessibility to usual PT services and where the demands (and traffic) are relatively low. They can be particularly suited to outer suburban or rural areas with poor PT accessibility. They are unsuitable for high population (and traffic) centres and where there are existing trunk PT services.