About Veitch Lister Consulting
Veitch Lister Consulting

Veitch Lister Consulting Pty Ltd (VLC) is one of the largest specialist transport planning consultancies in Australia.

We have developed a solid reputation for providing work of the highest quality, with a focus on solutions that are both practical and technically robust.

Veitch Lister has provided the transport planning industry with travel demand forecasting and transport infrastructure planning for over 30 years.

Veitch Lister Consulting is an Australian owned company. The company has provided the transport planning industry with travel demand forecasting and transport infrastructure since 1986. VLC’s consultants pride themselves on delivering the highest quality advice, underpinned by rigorous quantitative modelling and analysis, and excellent customer service.

We care greatly about the future of transport within our cities, and we are passionate about meeting and exceeding the needs of our clients.

We are also pioneers in the art of travel modelling, having developed our first large scale traffic model in 1988, and our first regional multi-modal model in 1996. We continually invest in the improvement of such models, through our dedicated research and development team.

We are also actively engaged in the transport planning community, and active in forging strong partnerships with international software developers and researchers, including OmniTRANS International, the University of Seoul, University of Rome and University of Sydney.

We are committed to delivering the modelling tools that planners need in an ever-changing environment.

Key Capabilities

  • Strategic Road Network Planning & Policy
  • Public Transport Planning & Policy
  • Integrated Land Use/Transport Planning
  • Transport Economics
  • Special Event Planning
  • Travel Demand Forecasting
  • Toll Road Traffic and Revenue Forecasting
  • Micro/Mesoscopic Traffic Simulation
  • Outdoor Advertising Audience Measurement
  • Key Achievements

  • We have contributed to the planning of over $100 billion worth of transport infrastructure
  • Developed strategic transport models of every major Australian city
  • Developed the MOVE system (outdoor audience measurement) for Australia
  • We continually invest in research to stay at the forefront of the travel modelling industry
  • Our models are licensed to Governments, Universities and the private sector to support their planning needs
  • Ride Sharing, Autonomous Vehicles and Mobility as a Service - a new modelling tool for policy analysis!

    4 June 2018

    The market for transport is undergoing one of the most radical shifts we have seen in decades. New technology combined with disruptive business models are changing the way we travel and will change it further in the future.

    Right to the City – Applying Justice Tests to Public Transport Investments

    30 May 2018

    Imagine you are a policy-maker working in a city that faces growing travel demands and persistent socioeconomic inequality: How might you use your transport budget to tackle both problems at once?

    From plains to planes: forecasting travel demands for a city in transformation

    27 Apr 2018

    Up until recently, travel demands of residents at Badgerys Creek were relatively light: perhaps a few farmers taking a van-load of tomatoes to market, or a herd of cows moving from one paddock to the other chasing greener grass. But change is afoot: to cater for Sydney’s booming population and economy, Badgerys Creek will be converted into Sydney’s second airport and aerotropolis.

    Traffic assignment runtime improvements - Part 1

    30 Jan 2018

    VLC is unique among Traffic and Transport consultancies in that we build and maintain our own state of the art transport models, Zenith. More details on Zenith can be found in the technical details section of our website, but in this blog post we’d like to focus on a very particular part of the Model - Traffic Assignment - and in particular its runtime characteristics. This is the first of two posts on this subject.

    Gavin Nicholls, VLC’s Practice Leader for Queensland

    12 Jan 2018

    VLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Gavin Nicholls as Queensland Practice Leader in our Brisbane office. Gavin will be responsible for leading VLC in the Queensland market in the areas of demand forecasting, economic appraisal and transport policy.

    Ali Inayathusein, VLC’s new National Director of Future Transport

    12 Dec 2017

    VLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Aliasgar (Ali) Inayathusein as National Director of a newly established Future Transport team.

    Daniel Veryard, VLC’s Practice Leader for our new office in Sydney

    12 Oct 2017

    VLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Veryard as Practice Leader in our newly established NSW office, based in Surry Hills.

    The VLC Melbourne office has gone green!

    29 Jun 2017

    We are thrilled to announce that VLC's Melbourne Office has gone green! We have converted to 100% Green Energy and have the logo to prove it.

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