What is a 20-minute neighbourhood and what might make us all care?
Several capital cities in Australia, albeit to differing degrees and scope, have been embedding local living policies in their metropolitan strategies. This paper's comparative overview of such policies from Australia and overseas, identified salient differences and commonalities.
Innovative responses to urban transportation: current practice in Australian cities
This research explores how Australian urban transport programs and policies are responding to changes in transport technology, travel patterns, environmental imperatives and spatial development dynamics in order to offer guidance about future directions and options, and seeks to identify potential policy directions for Australia’s cities...
We’re still fighting city freeways after half a century
The link between public (and increasingly private) investment in mega-road projects and growing emissions appears to have escaped the attention of the processes that oversee public project decisions – panel hearings, ministerial processes and environmental impact assessments.
Will driverless cars produce walkable cities for Australia?
This paper draws on design research exploring detailed scenarios for driverless cars as primary access to suburban rail stations in Melbourne. The findings question the extent to which walkable urbanism is likely to result in a driverless future.
Ethics and transport planning in a time of urban extremes
Studies of justice and equity in mobility rarely produce explicit conceptual or practical insights into an ethics of transport and its planning. This paper asserts that this tension presents a complex ethical conundrum for transport scholars, and consider the possibilities and potentials for opening arenas...