18 Mar 2019

On Monday 18 March 2019, the European Commission will present and discuss with Member States, industry and civil society a “Roadmap towards clean vehicles”. This document is the first-ever EU strategy to tackle polluting diesels on the road. It is the first proposal for an integrated EU strategy to tackle the legacy of Dieselgate currently on Europe’s roads.

Briefing paper
07 Mar 2019

Trees and green spaces are essential for urban sustainability and liveability, but so is planting the right things in the right places...
Read the full article on the University of Melbourne's Pursuit site.

Article
22 Nov 2018

This report tracks progress towards the various targets set out in Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 – Clean Water and Sanitation – using the SDG global indicators.

Report
01 Apr 2019

This paper focuses particularly on the “how” to improve services by laying out the rationale and steps for cities to achieve bus sector reforms. This includes case studies, examples and illustrations.

Working paper
07 Dec 2017

This guide, developed by practitioners from cities across North America, sets an 'all ages and abilities' criteria for selecting and implementing bike facilities.

Guide
15 Feb 2015

This paper proposes a method to estimate the capitalized value of the architectural design quality of a neighbourhood. 

Discussion paper
30 May 2018

For well over a decade urban development in Australia, New Zealand and other parts of the world has pursued an agenda of sustainability. The goal has been to shape our urban development practices so they can be better - for people, planet and economy.

Guide
15 Oct 2013

Streets are the lifeblood of our communities and the foundation of our urban economies. They make up more than 80 percent of all public space in cities and have the potential to foster business activity, serve as a front yard for residents, and provide a safe place for people to get around, whether on foot, bicycle, car, or transit.

Guide
15 Jan 2011

The Urban Design Protocol is founded on five pillars: productivity, sustainability, liveability, leadership and design excellence. 

Policy report
01 May 2018

Shaping urbanization for children, a handbook on child-responsive urban planning, presents concepts, evidence and technical strategies to bring children to the foreground of urban planning. By focusing on children, this publication provides guidance on the central role that urban planning should play in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

Guide

Student Poster - Participants Annual Forum - Darren SharpeLivewell Yarra: stewarding low carbon communities

Poster
17 Nov 2015

Student Poster - Participant Annual Forum 2015 - Judy BushMitigating the urban heat island effect with green space: policy perspectives

Poster