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Fiona Bull

Evaluation

Living liveable: the impact of a Liveable Neighbourhoods Policy on the health and wellbeing of Perth residents

In 1998, the Western Australian Government introduced the Liveable Neighbourhoods Design Code; a policy aimed at using design principles to increase the walking, cycling, public transport use and sense of community of residents of new housing developments.
Conference paper

Development and trial of an automated, open source walkability tool through AURIN's Open Source Portal

Creating walkable environments produces a range of health and environmental co-benefits including increased physical activity, social interaction, sustainable living and environmental protection. This paper provides details of the development, trial, validation and potential application of a ‘Walkability Index Tool’.