The Conversation: new article by UQ|UP team on non-motorized transport in Australian cities
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The Conversation: new article by UQ|UP team on non-motorized transport in Australian cities

To understand why Australian cities are far from being meccas for walking and cycling, follow the money. Our research has collated data for all the states and territories and our three biggest cities. We found that cycling and walking receive a tiny fraction of overall transport infrastructure funding. Read the full story in The Conversation. … Continue reading

Lean and inequitable funding for planning research in Australia
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Lean and inequitable funding for planning research in Australia

New article in The Conversation by UQ|UP team: Australian cities are crying out for better planning, but the research funding is missing Authors Dorina Pojani Jaime Olvera-Garcia Jason Byrne Neil Sipe Read the full article in The Conversation. Excerpt The Australian Research Council (ARC) provided only A$31.7 million for 91 urban and regional planning research … Continue reading

Confirmation seminar: Are cities still building highways?
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Confirmation seminar: Are cities still building highways?

Are cities still building highways? A comparison of Brisbane (Australia) and Isfahan (Iran). Fahimeh Khalaj Friday 16 February, 10 am Room 519, Chamberlain building Constructing roads and highways have been used as an effective method in solving transport problems, despite few positive effects these strategies had negatively affect cities, people and environment. This research investigates … Continue reading

New article in The Conversation by UQ|UP team
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New article in The Conversation by UQ|UP team

Australian cities are far from being meccas for walking and cycling Australian city planners are seeking ways to make cities better for walking and cycling. Walkability and cyclability are attractive and “green” urban amenities. They reduce pollution and improve health. They are also economic assets. In developing countries, active transport is key to improving accessibility … Continue reading

Laurel Johnson and Neil Sipe give expert speeches at “Meet the candidates” event in South Brisbane
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Laurel Johnson and Neil Sipe give expert speeches at “Meet the candidates” event in South Brisbane

State Election Forum – South Brisbane. With state election coming up on 24 November, this forum was an opportunity for residents to meet the candidates and discuss important local issues such as: transport and mobility, density and affordable housing, and green and open space. UQ|UP team members Laurel Johnson and Neil Sipe gave expert speeches … Continue reading

UQ|UP team at ANZAPS conference in Hobart
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UQ|UP team at ANZAPS conference in Hobart

The Australia and New Zealand Association of Planning Schools (ANZAPS) is a scholarly society formed by the urban planning schools and programs at Australian universities (including UQ) and New Zealand universities, as well as planning educators and individuals concerned with urban and regional planning education and research. ANZAPS is recognised as representing the planning schools … Continue reading