This policy brief draws upon the expertise of RMIT’s transport research community to inform policy makers and the wider community on the critical challenge of increasing participation in active transport.
Transport pollution is one of the major drivers of climate change in Australia’s towns and cities. A new Climate Council report has found:Transport is Australia’s second largest source of greenhouse gas pollution (after electricity) Congestion is a $16 billion dollar handbrake on the...
Beyond the benefits of dockless bike sharing for people’s mobility and health, these services are producing an ever more useful byproduct: journey data, which could be a powerful tool for city planners and policymakers
Crowdsourced data hold great potential in creating metrics which can support city planning.
C40 mayors' open letter and their fossil-fuel-free streets declaration to achieve 'green and healthy streets'.
These maps draw on data from the Riderlog application. They are organised to show cycling activity in Melbourne organised by time, gender, age, duration, purpose and origin.
Understanding the flows of people moving through the built environment is a vital source of information for the planners and policy makers who shape our cities. Smart phone applications enable people to trace themselves through the city and these data can potentially be then aggregated...
Cycling is seen today as a panacea for many problems facing cities in Australia and the rest of the developed world, including issues of increasing traffic congestion, increasing rates of obesity and volatile oil prices. As a result, governments are increasingly looking to encourage the...
To support making walking both accessible and safe, sidewalks / footpaths should be constructed with these eight complementary and interconnected principles in mind.
This visualisation provides interactive and synchronised maps and graphs, which allow online data analytics characterising bicycle trips in all Greater Capital Cities in Australia.