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Sarah Foster

Journal article

City planning and population health: a global challenge

This paper considers the health impacts of city planning through transport mode choices, identifying interventions that, when combined, encourage walking, cycling, and public transport use, while reducing private motor vehicle use.
Journal article

The influence of urban design on neighbourhood walking following residential relocation: longitudinal results from the RESIDE study

Commencing in 2003, RESIDE is a longitudinal natural experiment examining the impact of urban planning on active living in metropolitan Perth, Western Australia.
Literature review

Better apartments: what does the evidence tell us about the impact on health and wellbeing?

Faced with a rapidly growing population and the ever-increasing strain on land and resources, Australian cities are recognising the need to reduce suburban sprawl and adopt higher density (or ‘compact city’) living arrangements. A key feature of urban consolidation is the development of higher density...
Briefing paper

The economic benefits of providing public housing and support to formerly homeless people

The research examined the impact of programs providing social housing with support for people experiencing homelessness under the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH).
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.
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