Integrated management of sustainable urban passenger transport systems in dispersed cities: a review of successful institutional interventions.
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Country: Australia
Publication year: 2004
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Research theme: Change Processes and Institutional Innovation
Integrated management, Sustainable urban passenger transport, Dispersed cities: Institutions, and Path Dependency
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This project seeks to review international best practices in urban transport systems that have achieved a high degree of integration, and having assessed the status of integrated transport in Australia´s four largest cities (Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney), to determine lessons to apply to the Australian cities.

Specifically, the project´s goals and objectives of are: To provide a systematic review of the successful integration of collective transport modes, and integration of planning for collective and individualised transport, in Australia and internationally; To identify suitable case studies for deeper investigation and to review and analyse the literature on these case studies; Through the available literature, to conduct an initial exploration of the institutional developments that led to these examples of successful integration, including political interventions; To inform key urban transport decision makers in Australia of these examples and their institutional contexts and history; To refocus debate in transport planning in Australia on public and community transport solutions; and To contribute to a theoretical account of the institutional dimensions of transport planning.

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