CUR Stories

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.

CUR Stories

Two new projects to help promote active transport and understand healthy ageing

08 March 2023

Two new projects led by Dr Lucy Gunn aim to improve our health by understanding the health impacts of our neighbourhoods.

Publications

Active transport research priorities for Australia

Ben Beck, Amelia Thorpe, Anna Timperio, Billie Giles-Corti, Carmel William, Evelyne de Leeuw, Hayley Christian, Kirstan Corben, Mark Stevenson, Melissa Backhouse, Rebecca Ivers, Rema Hayek, Rob Raven, Sam Bolton, Shanthi Ameratunga, Trevor Shilton, Dr Belen Zapata-Diomedi

Journal of Transport & Health

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Current Projects

People and Place at Minta Farm

2020 (ongoing)

People and Place at Minta is a longitudinal study exploring the long-term impacts of place-making and innovation initiatives at Stockland’s Minta Farm estate on residents’ sense of wellbeing and active connections to place.

CUR Stories

Walk or drive? New tool shows the health effects of your travel choices

21 April 2021

RMIT researchers and the Victorian Department of Transport launch a new digital tool to measure the health impacts of replacing car trips with walking and cycling trips for Melburnians.