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2018-02-28 10:00:00 2018-02-28 10:00:00 Australia/Melbourne Great Places and Smarter Parking This one-day workshop, presented by Dr David Mepham, looked at parking from an urban planning and design perspective with a... Australia Michael Green mgreen@mav.asn.au

Great Places and Smarter Parking

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This one-day workshop, presented by Dr David Mepham, looked at parking from an urban planning and design perspective with a focus on place quality, local social, economic and environmental outcomes.

Workshop Description

This is a one-day workshop, presented by Dr David Mepham, looking at parking from an urban planning and design perspective with a focus on place quality, local social, economic and environmental outcomes. Case studies look at how better smarter parking outcomes are being achieved by local government, including the use of new parking technologies that enable demand-based pricing and sharing of parking revenues for place and access improvements.

Overview

  1. Parking and place context
  2. Urban parking problems:
    • Transport trends
    • Parking impacts in place
    • Land use and parking location
    • Environmental issues
    • Amenity issues.
  3. Role of local government in great places and smart parking
  4. Urban parking solutions:
    • Parking trends
    • Pricing, use of revenue, new parking technologies
    • Case studies - opportunities/solutions.
  5. Summary/discussions - great places and smarter parking.

Facilitator

Dr David Mepham will facilitate this workshop. David brings approximately 25 years of academic and professional experience in transit planning, parking policy and local access and place planning. As City Building Manager for the Gold Coast Light Rail, he oversaw planning and urban design issues and as Coordinator Transport Futures he produced the innovative City of Gold Coast City Parking Plan. David has also developed 'Last Mile' concepts for the 2018 Commonwealth Games venues, established community transport schemes, and has assisted in the planning of numerous other major projects.

Who should attend?

Councillors, Directors, Urban Design Managers, Place Managers, Strategic Planners, Economic Development Managers, Transport Planners/Engineers, Sustainability Managers, Social Planning Managers, Community Development Managers.