--2.08 Urban design and transport - NZ papers

NZ-sourced academic papers, conference presentations etc relating to the relationship between urban design, transport and walking.

Physical activity and built environment in NZ

What's the evidence? Physical activity, walking, and transport-related physical activity will all be examined in relation to urban form.
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Talking the Walk in Urban Areas

Planning and managing our cities better, to accommodate for the needs of walkers Presentation to NZ Walking Conference, Christchurch, Nov 2006
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Introducing professionals to planning and design for walking

One of the key tasks for improving local environments for walking is to improve the knowledge and skills of our professional practioners (engineers, planners, etc) in this area.
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The forgotten transport modes

Planning for the future New Zealand transport practitioners seem to underestimate the potential of the transport modes walking, cycling and public transport and focus mainly on the private motor vehicle.
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