Transport is essential to the efficient working of the economy. NineSquared tackle important and complex problems facing clients in the transport sector, providing them with insightful economic analysis to make strong, evidence-based decisions.

NineSquared is the trusted advisor to a wide range of transport companies, regulators and government departments across Australia on regulatory, competition and business strategy issues. We help our clients design effective transport policies and create resilient transport infrastructure for tomorrow.

Our Services

Our transport and economics experts have significant experience in the transport sector.

Each of our principals and consultants has an in-depth understanding of the commercial, legal, operational and practical issues involved in each mode of transport, including passenger transport, freight and maritime transport in the private and public sectors.

Our transport economics services include:

  • Cost-benefit analysis: Empowering informed decision-making with robust economic and financial analysis
  • Regulatory economics: Setting boundaries between competition and regulation with regulatory economics
  • Demand analysis and forecasting: Analysing and predicting how consumers will behave and their impact on policy design, company and industry finances
  • Pricing and fare modelling: Using sophisticated quantitative analysis and financial modelling to identify the factors that are most important in pricing decisions
  • Contract and franchise design: Analysing the long-term impact of contracts on market outcomes and ensuring a contract is effective across its life with an ongoing effective allocation of risk and value for money for all parties
  • Public policy: Providing strategic policy advice to improve transport infrastructure and service quality.

Transport Sectors

  • Passenger Transport
  • Freight
  • Roads
  • Maritime Transport
  • Aviation
  • Ports

The NineSquared CV

Recent Transport Engagements
Transport

Cost benefit analysis of the Centenary Bridge Project

Cost-Benefit Analysis Business Case Development

Anthony Vine

Manager

Tom Frost

Director
Transport

Cost benefit analysis of the Edmonton to Gordonvale Road Upgrade

Cost-Benefit Analysis

Anthony Vine

Manager
Transport

Next Generation Ticketing Business Case

Business Case Development Feasibility Studies Fare Setting

Robin Barlow

Director

Byron Christensen

Senior Analyst

Richard Steer

Manager
Transport

Fast Rail Technology and Rollingstock Review

Strategy Development & Review

Phil Bullock

Director
Recent Transport Insights
Transport

Seven challenges for regional and remote airports

Transport Economics Strategy Development & Review

Cameron Ades

Manager
Transport

The impact of COVID-19 on public transport demand

Transport Economics Demand Forecasting

Robin Barlow

Director
Transport

Public transport fare trends

Fare Setting

Robin Barlow

Director