Google’s Quayside, Cisco’s Panyu District development and the possible Australian future of Smart Cities investment
Smart Cities is a planning movement that uses information technology to develop cities of ‘intelligent’ sense and response. This paper looks at two of the highest profile Smart City initiatives under this new model; explores the spatial strategies being employed, and explores possible futures for...
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...
This paper presents an overview of the North East Link Bill 2020, the Victorian Government’s plans to establish a state-owned tolling corporation, the recent history of public-private road projects in Victoria and a summary of the business case for the Corporation.
This discussion paper examines opportunities that governments and the community may derive from enhanced access to vehicle-generated data. The paper considers the costs, benefits, issues and barriers of access. It identifies three problems that need to be addressed to achieve access to and use of...
This draft document sets out the practical actions and the future policy approach to foster improved airfare affordability and to ensure the aviation industry continues to support future growth of Western Australia.
This draft plan outlines the New Zealand Government’s vision and priorities for rail. The long-term vision is for New Zealand’s national rail network to provide modern transit systems in the largest cities, and to enable increasing volumes of freight to be moved off the roads...
The link between public (and increasingly private) investment in mega-road projects and growing emissions appears to have escaped the attention of the processes that oversee public project decisions – panel hearings, ministerial processes and environmental impact assessments.
Reform in the transport sector has been disappointingly slow and has not delivered the expected productivity gains, according to this Productivity Commission draft report. The report suggests that moving to national regulation should be seen as one practical step towards improving safety and productivity.