SCANZ to focus on smart urban mobility systems

The Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand (SCCANZ) has announced new initiatives focused on the future of mobility and has set up a new Urban Mobility Task Force advance the creation of smart urban mobility systems across Australia and New Zealand through the application of technology, data, and intelligent design.

The Connected and Autonomous Vehicle City Design Initiative (CAV-CDI) will focus on the systematic exploration of the secondary effects of CAV’s on city development, form and design, and the opportunities to enhance sustainability, resiliency, equity, and liveability in urban communities.

SCCANZ has joined the alliance of organisations advancing the Shared Mobility Principles for Liveable Cities, drafted by a consortium of transport experts led by Zipcar Co-Founder Robin Chase, and designed to help guide urban decision-makers and stakeholders.

Adam Beck, Executive Director for SCCANZ, said Sara Stace, Executive Director of LinkPlace, Co-Founder and Director of the start-up Super Loci and previous Director within the Australian Government’s Major Cities Unit has been appointed as Chair of the Urban Mobility Task Force.

SCCANZ has called for expressions of interest for members of the Task Force, and further information is available here.

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