Steve Pemberton

Steve is a Research Assistant in the Centre for Urban Research.

Steve holds a Master in Applied Science (Geospatial Information).  His current and recent research focuses on public and active transport, including projects involving modelling the health and economic benefits of transport provision, investigating associations between apartment development and public transport provision, and modelling associations between cycling infrastructure and cycling behaviour.

Steve also holds Bachelor degrees in Law and Arts.

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Packed like sardines: Impacts of the apartment boom on public transport in Australian cities


This project is investigating the impacts of high-density housing on public transport use and service provision to directly inform policy and practice for reducing passenger overcrowding and enhancing liveability in cities.

Benchmarking, monitoring, modelling and valuing the healthy liveable city


Along with our Department of Health and South Australia Health partners, this project builds on our national liveability indicator work to improve understandings of the relationship between built environments, daily activities and travel choices.

Early delivery of equitable and healthy transport options in new suburbs


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.

News & Blog


New tool shows active transport benefits to health and finances

23 November 2023

Today a team from the RMIT Centre for Urban Research are launching THAT-Brisbane, a transport and health assessment tool for planning healthier cities.