The next phase of Perth’s 22-kilometre Metro Area Express (MAX) light rail network will see a business case developed for the $1.9 billion transport project, which is designed to change the face of the city’s transportation network.

The Department of Transport WA (DoT) has selected a joint venture between Parsons Brinckerhoff and AECOM to form an Integrated Services Team to work on the project. The department’s MAX project director David Thomas said the visionary project will introduce a new era of public transport to Perth. “MAX will…