Planning, investment and use of active transport (including walking, cycling, skateboards and scooters) is caught in a negative feedback loop. South East Queensland is stuck in a car-dominant paradigm – one where ad hoc treatment of active transport leads to a low appreciation of the mode, which leads to low mode share, which further leads to continual ad hoc treatment, and so on.

In this paper, Rhiannon Rutledge investigates opportunities to overcome the information gap that hinders the appraisal of active transport projects and to encourage a shift to a positive feedback loop for active transport.

 

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Rhiannon Rutledge, Veitch Lister Consulting, Thought Leadership Series