Study backs expansion of footpaths and outdoor dining for Melbourne
New research from urban planning experts has for the first time detailed how inner-city suburbs lack footpath space – increasingly vital real estate amid strict indoor dining capacity limits.
Governments need to be bigger drivers of transport innovation: research
Despite a host of disruptive new technologies entering Australia’s transport ecosystem, our planning, urban design, infrastructure and transport frameworks remain mired in a twentieth-century policy-making mindset.
Seven ways to bring nature into new urban spaces
With many local governments keen to include nature in new developments, RMIT ecologists working on Australia’s biggest urban renewal project share what they’ve learned about delivering true biodiversity.
Road to recovery: experts on where Federal Budget funding should go
Australia’s economic recovery from COVID-19 has been better than predicted, so what can we expect from this year’s Federal Budget? RMIT academics share their expert view on where the cash can be splashed for the greatest benefit.