Thesis / Dissertation

Theories and Practice of Urban Transition: Melbourne's Wicked Transport Planning Environment

Lawrence Robert Seyers, Janet Stanley (ed.)

Published : 2018

Abstract

Against a backdrop of balkanised transport and land use planning, a fragmented and disjointed transport planning environment has evolved in Victoria – culminating in the 2014 Victorian Election which saw East West Link juxtaposed against Melbourne Metro Tunnel/Project 10,000 in what the then Prime Minister declared a ‘Transport Referendum’. This pattern has continued with the 2015 commitment to West Gate Tunnel, the 2016 commitment to North East Link and the November 2018 election announcement for a Suburban Rail Loop. Through an exploration of the Melbourne and London case studies, this thesis focuses on transport planning governance to answer the question of how should transport planning d..

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