Dr Annette Kroen

 Annette is an urban and regional planner and has worked on projects related to transport planning, regional and metropolitan development, citizen participation and policy analysis.

Currently, she is working on the Early delivery of equitable and healthy transport options in new suburbs: Critical reform and tools project, which is funded by RMIT’s Urban Futures Enabling Capabilities Platform (ECP) and partner organisations. For this project, she undertakes policy, spatial and social analyses and also coordinates the project.

The project aims to produce evidence and tools to assist both the public and private sectors provide transport options to residents of Melbourne’s new suburbs as soon as they move in. It will build evidence of resident transport experiences; and develop tools to overcome legislative, procedural and funding barriers to implementing early transport delivery; as well as financial models and tools.

Prior to joining RMIT University, Annette was a Research Fellow at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Dortmund, Germany. There, she was part of the research and development project “QuartiersNETZ”, which explored the involvement of older people into participative neighbourhood development as well as the development and testing of innovative senior-focused technical interaction and communication media.

She has also worked in transport and planning with the Victorian government as well as a consultant and facilitator on a range of planning related projects. Annette’s wider research interests span the areas of metropolitan governance, public participation and community engagement, transport and land use planning.

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Early delivery of equitable and healthy transport options in new suburbs

2018–2020

The project will produce evidence and tools to assist both the public and private sectors provide transport options to residents of Melbourne’s new suburbs as soon as they move in.

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05 March 2019

As Melbourne grows, we need to better plan how we build healthy, equitable and liveable cities. Here four RMIT researchers talk about how their work is helping deliver better cities.

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Livin’ on the edge: How to plan a new suburb on Melbourne’s fringe

18 February 2019

With the Victorian Government releasing 50,000 housing lots for 12 new suburbs on Melbourne’s urban fringe, how can we ensure new areas like these are liveable and thrive?

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Researchers inviting participants for transport project

22 August 2018

A team of researchers at RMIT University are seeking interview participants for the project “Early delivery of equitable and healthy transport options in new suburbs: Critical reform and tools”.

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