Person

Sophie Sturup

Conference paper

What does our transport system make us capable of?

This paper is an inquiry into the way that car based transport systems impact human flourishing.
Conference paper

Undermining the tunnel: the problem-solution nexus of Melbourne's East-West tunnel

This paper explores the development of the ‘problem-solution nexus’ of a cancelled mega urban transport project in Melbourne, Australia. The East-West Link (Eastern Section) was the most recent iteration of a cross-town motorway connection that has been proposed numerous times since the 1960s, most recently...
Report

West gate tunnel: another case of tunnel vision?

This report outlines deep concerns with planning and governance for the proposed West Gate Tunnel Project (WGTP) and, by extension, with the wider context for transport planning in Victoria.
Conference paper

Activity Centre Policy Effects on Employment Clustering: A Spatial Study of Job Density in Melbourne, Australia

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...
Conference paper

An Open-Source Tool for Identifying Industrial Clusters in a Data-Poor Environment

The State of Australian Cities (SOAC) national conferences have been held biennially since 2003 to support interdisciplinary policy-related urban research. This paper was presented at SOAC 6, held in Sydney from 26-29 November 2013. SOAC 6was the largest conference to date, with over 180 papers...