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Planning shadeways in Bendigo: an example of digital planning to adapt to extreme heat

This paper describes an innovative approach to using and triangulating geospatial data, community perspectives on urban greening and community shade mapping activities to develop a shade mapping and (walking) route comfort model for a city.
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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.
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Governance and engagement to optimise outcomes for public transport mega-projects

Transport and land use planning for major infrastructure projects is often not well aligned, resulting in poor urban outcomes or lost opportunities associated with major investment in transit amenity. The aim of this paper is to identify the drivers of success for large-scale, complex transport...
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Melbourne’s growth area infrastructure contribution and the funding of public transport in outer suburbs

in 2010 the Growth Area Infrastructure Contribution (GAIC) fund was introduced to partially offset (up to 15%) the cost of new ‘essential state-funded’ infrastructure in growth areas on Melbourne’s fringe. This paper examines the GAIC fund and within this, its use for public transport –...
Report

Safety on Victoria's roads—regional road barriers

This audit examines whether Victoria’s regional road barriers program has met its intended safety outcomes.
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Trackless trams and Australian urban fabric

This paper discusses both the city shaping possibilities of trackless tram systems and the challenges and opportunities inherent in integrating new technologies into existing city systems.
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Decision support tools in city planning: bridging the gap between numerologists and conversationalists

Drawing on experiences from research and professional practice, in Australia and internationally, this paper considers the potential for traditional urban travel demand models and Decision Support Tools to be combined within a more complementary process of planning, evaluating, and selecting urban infrastructure projects.
Report

Moving to zero: accelerating the transition to zero-emissions transport

This publication is Australia’s first comprehensive guide to reaching zero emissions in the transportation sector. It draws from an extensive survey of over 300 reports, research papers, news articles and transport policy documents, which where were collated over nine months.
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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.
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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...