In this ebook, Canadian-based urban scholar Shauna Brail, addresses the grand challenge of serving people’s mobility needs in cities while grappling with climate change impacts.
The papers in this session address the conference theme of The Connected City, which explores the provision of urban infrastructure.
This report highlights how business can play an essential role in influencing employee, customer and sector mobility options. The report provides examples of business using mobility tools to provide economic savings, improve employee health and wellbeing, and reduce GHG emissions.
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...
What future lies ahead for cities and communities beyond the coronavirus pandemic? In this eBook, Canadian-based economic geographer and urban scholar, Shauna Brail, looks at lessons from lockdown and creative approaches to reopening and recovery.
Children’s rights in local government transport policies: getting it right through shifting conventions
In the context of Western social norms, car-based mobilities of children are generally seen as unavoidable outcomes of our modern society. This paper explores the general assumptions that guide various local government transport policies and social practices including the expectation that children are best accompanied...
This paper is an inquiry into the way that car based transport systems impact human flourishing.
How much transport is shared? Current and new ways to measure shared mobility for Australian cities – the case of South East Queensland
New forms of shared mobility, such as ride-hailing, car-sharing, bike- and scooter-sharing, are all touted as promising means to address car dependence and mass car ownership. Most Australian cities and their policymakers are devising policies to facilitate the entry of these new modes. Many have...
Developed by the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Mobility, these guidelines reflect shared goals for liveable and just transport networks and cities. This document provides eight practical guidelines – from data-sharing to multimodal integration – that help establish, develop and strengthen partnerships between...
The views of a broad range of stakeholders are crucial to guide any policy position. This paper outlines the problem with Motorised Mobility Devices (MMDs) and discusses a potential approach to overcome the key regulatory barriers. The NTC is requesting that stakeholders consider the issues...