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Transforming Transport, Transforming Urban Spaces

  • Jay StrickerEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Contemporary Urban Design Thinking book series (CUDT)

Abstract

The coming together of new technologies, changing attitudes to car ownership and innovative business models provides the opportunity to transform personal and business transportation. Australia is one of the most urbanised countries in the world with historical urban form in major cities that has geographically separated residential areas from areas of employment. There is now an opportunity to reduce the currently high reliance on personal car ownership with new models of mobility based on the provision of mobility as a service incorporating all transport modes . A result of this would be changes to our urban forms that would create more living spaces for communities, replacing car parks and transforming suburban streets to social places.

Keywords

Driverless Automated vehicles Rideshare MaaS 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.AECOMSydneyAustralia

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