Effective outcomes flow from speaking a common language
Today’s urban and transport professionals must rise to the challenge of working together to deliver transport solutions that support healthy and active public realms and livable, inclusive, economically viable communities. Juliana O’Rourke assesses progress
It is nowadays widely recognised that successful placemaking requires input from a range of design skillsets and effective team working is a management priority. And, at the level of Regional Spatial Strategies, which define regional planning and transport frameworks for a 15-20 year period in the era of climate change, this is vital.
The ‘silo’ mentality still casts a shadow over design policy and practice, however, according to some practitioners, despite the increasing prevalence...