Friday, May 14, 2010

What are the best examples of urban rail projects in Australia?

This article gave some interesting views and insights on urban rail and how such projects can contribute postively to the local community and urban sustainability.

Urban rail and the sustainability challenge
(Rail Express, 28th April 2010)
By Jane Scanlon, Senior sustainability consultant at Manidis Roberts.

The majority of interviewees believed that the urban rail sector could do more in the area of sustainability and that a key barrier to achieving urban rail project sustainability outcomes was a lack of definition of what sustainability actually means for an urban rail project. Despite this lack of definition, interviewees discussed a number of key attributes of a sustainable urban rail project – attributes which can be separated into the “macro-level” and the “project-level”.

http://www.railexpress.com.au/archive/2010/march/march-31-2010/top-stories/urban-rail-and-the-sustainability-challenge-2013-part-one


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