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Making sense of suburbia: A spatial history of a small rural town in New Zealand
(Lincoln University Planning Association, 2017-12-21)
Theories of urban planning are often associated with particular movements such as Modernism and New Urbanism, or with key thinkers such as Jane Jacobs, or urban designers such as Kevin Lynch and Jan Gehl. However, much ...
The impact of electrified transport on local grid infrastructure: a comparison between electric cars and light rail
This study examines the impact on the local electricity grid should electric vehicles (EVs) or a light rail transit (LRT) system be introduced to the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. Spatial analysis highlighted that EV ...
Design and implementation of a community based sustainable development action research method
(Westburn Publishers Ltd, 2012)
Local community groups have been forming around taking action on the issues of Peak Oil and Climate Change. People perceive a risk to their security and are alarmed by the lack of action at the government level. Sustainability ...
Spatial characteristics of bicycle–motor vehicle crashes in Christchurch, New Zealand: A case-control approach
(University of Minnesota, Center for Transportation Studies, and University of Minnesota, Networks, Economics, and Urban Systems Research Group (NeXuS), 2018-10-22)
This paper aims to examine the risk of bicycle-motor vehicle crashes occurring on a network-wide level in Christchurch, New Zealand, based on the spatial characteristics present in the road environment. To achieve this, ...