Economies across the planet rely on extracting resources and/or making things from them in order to create value and satisfy many of humanity's needs and desires. This report contains 12 recommendations in relation to applying the circular economy concept to municipal infrastructure.
2013 Study Tour Report
by Brett Martini
Cities in countries including Australia, America and Canada have developed around the private motor vehicle. The relatively low cost of private transport and availability of developable land on the edge of cities has led to urban sprawl. As these cities have grown traffic congestion, longer commuting times and rising transport costs have become common to most urban areas. The role of active transport is changing rapidly around the world and this report explores this issue and provides a series of recommendations for Local Government.