Summary and future directions [urban mobility and policy principles]

Summary and future directions [urban mobility and policy principles]

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This chapter provides a summary of the key themes arising from the individual chapters. It also outlines a framework for rethinking urban mobility and identifies the broad strategies for triggering policy changes. The chapter also provides a research agenda for future work in this area guided by the findings and recommendations from the individual chapter contributions.

Chapter Contents:

  • Abstract
  • 14.1 Introduction
  • 14.2 A framework for rethinking urban mobility
  • 14.2.1 A systems approach
  • 14.2.2 Transport as a 'derived demand' and 'valued activity'
  • 14.2.3 Reframing transport
  • 14.3 Policies and strategies
  • 14.3.1 Strengthening the linkage between land-use and transport
  • 14.3.2 Rethinking urban planning and transport engineering designs
  • 14.3.3 Realigning transport infrastructure investment
  • 14.3.4 Integrating urban transport facilities and service operations
  • 14.3.5 Urban governance frameworks
  • 14.3.6 Regulatory frameworks
  • 14.4 Research agenda to inform low carbon mobility policies - Australian perspective
  • 14.5 Practical research routes to inform urban mobility policies
  • 14.5.1 Looking beyond the immediate benefits and establishing the long-term impacts of new technologies
  • 14.5.2 Develop rigorous but flexible evaluation frameworks and tools
  • 14.5.3 Adapt governance systems and develop agile and outcome-focused regulations
  • 14.5.4 Facilitate and encourage active transport and public transport innovations
  • 14.6 Concluding remarks
  • References
  • Glossary
  • Further Reading

Inspec keywords: sustainable development; government policies; town and country planning

Other keywords: urban mobility; sustainable development; policy principles; policy changes

Subjects: Social and political issues; Environmental issues; Planning

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