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

New book on parking by UQ|UP team – now available to pre-order from Elsevier
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New book on parking by UQ|UP team – now available to pre-order from Elsevier

Most parking research to date has been conducted in Western countries. Parking: An International Perspective is different. Taking a planetary view of urbanism, this book examines parking policies in 12 cities on five continents: Auckland, Bangkok, Doha, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Nairobi, Rotterdam, Santiago, Sao Paulo, Shenzhen, Singapore, and Tokyo. Chapters are similarly structured, and contain … Continue reading

New Conversation article on inner-city demographic change, by UQ|UP team
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New Conversation article on inner-city demographic change, by UQ|UP team

In just ten years, the inner city populations of Australia‚Äôs biggest state capitals have boomed. We examined Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) census data comparing the population in 2006 and 2016 and found, in Brisbane, the inner-city population grew by 22% in that period. In Sydney, the increase was 33%. And in Melbourne, the population … Continue reading

Confirmation seminar on metropolitan strategic planning by Jeffrey Humphreys
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Confirmation seminar on metropolitan strategic planning by Jeffrey Humphreys

This research is focused on the intersection of four factors that critically influence the urban structure of the four large Australian metropolitan regions: population growth, the emerging geography of jobs, options for housing and transport infrastructure investment. How can these issues be meaningfully investigated? The research explores the utility of the Strategic Choice Approach in … Continue reading

New Conversation article by UQ|UP team on urban transport and hi-tech
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New Conversation article by UQ|UP team on urban transport and hi-tech

High-tech companies and venture capitalists have been striving to break into the transport and mobility market. Between 2016 and 2018, venture capital investment in urban technology surpassed that of many other areas, including pharmaceuticals and artificial intelligence. Almost 70% of this investment was in mobility. The battle to be the Amazon (or Netflix) of¬†transport by … Continue reading