New book chapter on the role of parking in the sharing economy, by UQ|UP team (Edward Elgar Publishing)
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New book chapter on the role of parking in the sharing economy, by UQ|UP team (Edward Elgar Publishing)

This chapter discusses how parking policies, the emerging sharing economy, and automated vehicles (AVs) interrelate to influence urban mobility. Chapter title: Parking Policy and bay-sharing for unmooring automobility from cities Chapter authors: Anthony Kimpton, Dorina Pojani, Neil Sipe, Jonathan Corcoran Book title: A Modern Guide to the Urban Sharing Economy Book editors: Thomas Sigler, Jonathan … Continue reading

New monograph in Progress in Planning on land use and transport policy by UQ|UP and human geography team
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New monograph in Progress in Planning on land use and transport policy by UQ|UP and human geography team

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

Special issue on land-use, mobility, and parking transitions in Land Use Policy, guest-edited by UQ|UP team
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Special issue on land-use, mobility, and parking transitions in Land Use Policy, guest-edited by UQ|UP team

Worldwide, urban areas dedicate huge amounts of land to accommodate vehicles, both moving and parked. While parking has its benefits for motorists, it also has deleterious effects on urban liveability and environment. Despite growing interest in parking issues, including the recent publication of Parking: An International Perspective, this remains an under-researched field. Given major research … Continue reading

New article in EP-A on visualising multimodalism by Anthony Kimpton
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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

New article on planning education in JPER, by Dorina Pojani and Anthony Kimpton
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New article on planning education in JPER, by Dorina Pojani and Anthony Kimpton

This study examines the conceptualizations of planning research by more than 200 Masters students enrolled in planning schools located throughout four continents. The study is set in the context of theories on the two main traditions of planning thought: ‘planning as a social science’ and ‘planning as design’. The findings reveal that planning students typically … Continue reading

New Conversation article on parking and liveability, by UQ|UP team
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New Conversation article on parking and liveability, by UQ|UP team

While car parking was a non-negotiable amenity for baby boomers, it is an eyesore to millennials and the up-and-coming iGen. Newer generations want more city and fewer cars. Globally, scrapping car parking is the latest trend in urban planning. What can our cities do about sprawl, congestion and pollution? Tip: scrap car parking | Neil … Continue reading