About us

Commitment to better transportation services, unmatched industry knowledge and expertise, and a hands-on approach

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As Australia’s leading independent public transport scheduling organisation, PBA Transit Planning’s reputation is built on our hands-on, real-world approach, the result of significant operations experience with a diverse range of local and international clients across all transport modes.

Our passion is developing innovative high-quality service solutions that improve the customer experience, while being uncompromising about delivering the most efficient and cost-effective operations. Best of all, we know from experience that our solutions translate into better service.

We have demonstrated capability and experience in scheduling, network design, operations, contracting and bid support, transportation planning and policy, and development of transport information systems to match client need.

We work alongside our clients at all stages of the project lifecycle to ensure that service or operational changes are seamlessly implemented and are fully integrated in their business and within the broader network.

Since its beginning in 2004, PBA has developed their team of industry experts who are widely recognised for their expertise in public transport service and operations planning and optimisation, scheduling, land-use planning and purpose-built technical solutions.

Our team has undertaken over 250 projects for clients across all transport modes in eight different countries. We bring first-hand knowledge of best-practice transport services in Australia and internationally, providing our clients with the benefits of both our global experience and localised knowledge.

Our Team

We work with you to develop real-world transport solutions. Our team are passionate about improving transport networks and services, and are dedicated to providing high quality and efficient solutions.

Our vision is to work with our clients to develop solutions that are easily implemented, practical and cost-effective. Our team are passionate about improving transport networks and services, and are dedicated to providing high quality and efficient solutions. Best of all, we know from experience that our solutions translate into better service.

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AFFILIATES

We have affiliations with public transport consultants in Australia and in North America who we call on to provide specialist skills and expertise and insight into the international transportation context.

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Dan Boyle & Associates, USA

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Toot Communications, Australia

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TransitGraphics, Australia


PARTNERS

PBA regularly collaborates with leading strategic and transport industry organisations and software providers. This enables us to provide additional specialist resourcing on projects in Australia and overseas and ensures that we keep pace with industry-best practices.

Giro

GIRO develops and implements integrated software solutions for planning and managing transport-related operations.

Giro’s HASTUS software is the industry-leading scheduling and operations management system. HASTUS is an integrated and modular software solution for transit scheduling, operations and customer information. It is used in 25 countries across the world.

Phillip Boyle & Associates has over 25 years’ experience in using GIRO software. We have partnered with GIRO on a number of projects and worked closely with GIRO staff to maximise utilisation of the HASTUS system.

Csched

CSched provides consulting services to public transport agencies, operators and planners in North America and Australia. Its team specialises in fixed-route transit scheduling and its senior staff has over 50 years’ combined experience in airline, passenger rail and bus transit operations.

Phillip Boyle & Associates has worked closely with principals Michel Courval and Hugh Muller on scheduling and service planning projects.

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