Greater Brisbane Key Corridors Performance Report | Brisbane City Council

Greater Brisbane Key Corridors Performance Report

Greater Brisbane road network

This report provides information on the traffic volume and average speed for the Greater Brisbane key transport corridors over the January to June 2018 period. The corridors include Brisbane City Council (Council) and Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) managed roads.

This report includes information on initiatives being undertaken by both organisations to manage congestion on the road network.

There are 38 key corridors, comprising 317.2 kilometres of road, in the Greater Brisbane area. Council manages 18 of these corridors, equating to 102.1 kilometres of road and TMR manages the other 20, equating to 215.1 kilometres of road.

Report summary for January-June 2018

  1. Network vehicle kilometres travelled has remained consistent compared to the same period last year.
  2. Weekday AM peak average network speed is 35 km/h (Council roads = 26 km/h and TMR roads = 39 km/h)
  3. Weekday PM peak average network speed is 38 km/h (Council roads = 32 km/h and TMR roads = 42 km/h)
  4. Bruce Highway (managed by TMR) is the busiest corridor with an average volume of 161,995 vehicles per day.
  5. Cleveland Redland Bay Road (managed by TMR) is the least busy with 20,573 vehicles per day.
  6. In the AM peak, February saw the lowest average speed at 36 km/h, while January had the highest average speed at 39 km/h.
  7. In the PM peak, February had the lowest average speed at 36 km/h, while April had the highest average speed at 41 km/h.
  8. In the AM peak, Centenary Motorway between Logan Motorway and Ipswich Motorway (managed by TMR) had the fastest average speed at 75 km/h (100 km/h speed limit); Stanley Street (managed by Council) had the slowest average speed at 16 km/h (speed limit is 60 km/h with a school zone speed of 40 km/h on this corridor).
  9. In the PM peak, Centenary Motorway between Logan Motorway and Ipswich Motorway  (managed by TMR) had the fastest average speed at 95 km/h (100 km/h speed limit); Stanley Street (managed by Council) had the slowest average speed at 22 km/h (Stanley Street has a speed limit of 60km/h with a school zone speed of 40 km/h).
  10. On Council’s 18 key corridors, compared with the same period in 2017: AM peak average speed decreased 4.2% from 27 km/h to 26 km/h; PM peak average speed decreased by 2.0% from 33 km/h to 32 km/h.
  11. On 19 of TMR’s 20 key corridors (excluding Old Northern Road), compared with the same period in 2017: AM peak average speed decreased by 7.8% from 42 km/h to 39 km/h; PM peak average speed decreased by 5.0% from 44 km/h to 42 km/h.

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20 September 2018