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Understanding Freight Demand Generation Patterns

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The purpose of the study is to support the planning for economic clusters by providing a comprehensive overview of the freight patterns generated by industrial activities of varying types in metropolitan Perth. This research was partly funded by the Western Australian Planning and Transport Research Centre (PATREC). Primary Researchers: Prof Carey Curtis, Mr Sam McLeod.



Sam McLeod, Jake H.M.Schapper, CareyCurtis & Giles Graham (2019), Conceptualizing freight generation for transport and land use planning: A review and synthesis of the literature, Transport Policy, Volume 74, February 2019, Pages 24-34,

SamMcLeod & CareyCurtis (2018), Contested urban streets: Place, traffic and governance conflicts of potential activity corridors, Cities, Available online 15 November 2018,