Brisbane Urban Growth Model [chapter]

Benson Au-Yeung, Tan Yigitcanlar, Severine Mayere, Chean-Piau Lau
Advances in Environmental Engineering and Green Technologies  
2010) Brisbane urban growth model : an integrated infrastructure management framework for Brisbane, Australia. In: Yigitcanlar, Tan (Ed) Sustainable urban and regional infrastructure development : technologies, applications and management. Premier Abstract: In recent years, local government infrastructure management practices have evolved from conventional land use planning to more wide ranging and integrated urban growth and infrastructure management approaches. The roles and responsibilities
more » ... d responsibilities of local government are no longer simply to manage daily operational functions of a city and provide basic infrastructure. Local governments are now required to undertake economic planning, manage urban growth; be involved in major infrastructure planning; and even engage in achieving sustainable development objectives. The Brisbane Urban Growth model has proven initially successful to ensure timely and coordinated delivery of urban infrastructure. This model may be the first step for many local governments to move toward an integrated, sustainable and effective infrastructure management.
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