Transitioning from Transit Oriented Development to Development Oriented Transit : a Case Study of the Gold Coast Light Rail Project

  • David Mepham

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


This thesis is a case study undertaken to understand how Transit Oriented Development objectives shape the transit planning process and outcomes. The method draws on documentary research and in-depth interviews which highlight the experience of key informants in the planning and design of the Gold Coast Rapid Transport project, an urban light rail, due to open in mid-2014, connecting a string of high density coastal centres.
Date of Award12 Oct 2013
Original languageEnglish
SponsorsGold Coast City Council & Gold Coast Rapid Transit
SupervisorDaniel O'Hare (Supervisor) & Bhishna Bajracharya (Supervisor)

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