Together, globalisation and urbanisation are accelerating the densification of cities while disruptive technologies such as micro-mobility and ride-hailing are transforming urban mobility. Amidst this change, urban planning officials and practitioners typically remain constrained to the same urban footprint, left to grapple with earlier car-oriented development, and yet must accommodate a growing population and variety of … Continue reading
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New article in EP-A on visualising multimodalism by Anthony Kimpton
The article “Upset diagrams for examining whether parking maximums influence modal choice and car holdings” was recently published in Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0308518X19890871) to demonstrate how ‘Upset’ diagrams can visualise and communicate complex sets of information. Specifically, multimodalism is visualised and for two reasons. The first is that the Travel to … Continue reading
The SEES Heat of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition has finally arrived!
The competition will be held today (Tuesday 31 July 2018) from 2pm until 5pm in Room 228/229 of the Steel Building, and will be followed by an early dinner. The 3MT is an academic competition that challenges HDR candidates to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience and the UQ|UP HDR students participating in … Continue reading
Siqin Wang’s PhD conferral: Congratulations!
It’s official and congratulations are in order for Dr Sisi! Sisi’s thesis explores migration from Mainland China to Australia and spatially segmented assimilation. To this aim, Sisi developed a survey instrument, collected a large volume primary data, and employed Australian census data to examine the socioeconomic characteristics, settlement pathways, and residential mobility patterns of Mainland … Continue reading
Public forum co-hosted by UQ|UP: Should we replace street parking with bike lanes?
Public Forum Event Saturday 3rd of February 2018, 3-6 pm AHEPA Hall, 126A Boundary St, West End As West End’s population continues to increase, traffic congestion could get out of control. This problem is not unique to West End, and one traffic congestion solution in other cities (e.g. New York, Amsterdam, and Copenhagen) has been replacing on-street … Continue reading