Designing safer cities through urban planning

Designing safer cities through urban planning

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Traffic Management and Safety, Up front//September 03, 2018

How cities are designed has serious impacts on how safe its inhabitants feel on its streets. Roads & Infrastructure Magazine talks to Dr. Nicole Kalms about how urban planning and design practice can help to make cities safer for everyone.

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The building blocks of infrastructure: the rise of modular construction

The building blocks of infrastructure: the rise of modular construction

Posted in Bridges, Civil Works, Industry News, Latest News//August 30, 2018

Modular construction techniques are some of the fastest growing practices used in infrastructure projects. Roads & Infrastructure Magazine explores why the processes have become so popular.

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VIC Govt proposes biggest transport project in Australian history

VIC Govt proposes biggest transport project in Australian history

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Project Report, Traffic Management and Safety//August 28, 2018

The Victorian Government has announced plans to build what is is calling the “biggest transport project in Australian history”, a $50 billion underground rail loop to connect Melbourne’s suburbs and link the city’s train lines.

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Melbourne city could opt for user-pays road pricing instead of rego

Melbourne city could opt for user-pays road pricing instead of rego

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//July 25, 2018

The City of Melbourne could replace its fuel tax and vehicle registration with a user-pays road pricing system to cut congestion, according to a new discussion paper.

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ARRB appoints new Chief Operating Officer

ARRB appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//June 20, 2018

The Australian Road Research Board has appointed Dr Richard Yeo as its new Chief Operating Officer.

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Windows of opportunity to harness solar energy in infrastructure

Windows of opportunity to harness solar energy in infrastructure

Posted in Environment, Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update, Up front//May 25, 2018

The development of low-cost, semi-transparent solar cells provides a number of opportunities to harness energy through infrastructure forms, including windows, walls and roofs. But what is standing in the way of progress?

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