Seminar – The Future of Infrastructure Planning

September 4, 2017 15.00 - 17.00 h

Contemporary transport infrastructure planning typically rests upon the core belief that physical mobility has inherent advantages and that more of it will always yield better socio-economic outcomes. Such an embrace of maximum growth yields a misguided calculus for planning transport infrastructure.  Rather than seeking to meet the demand for future mobility by reflexively expanding the quantity of infrastructure, there is a need to consider alternatives that can support a sustainable future. By applying the ‘half-life’ concept to transport infrastructure, this presentation explores alternatives to extending its use over time that can open up new possibilities for generating and extending its value to society.

Programme seminar
Chairman: Prof. Bert van Wee

15:00 – 15:05  Opening and welcome
15:05 – 15:45  Prof. Moshe Givoni (Tel Aviv University)
Rethinking transport infrastructure planning to extend its value over time
15:45 – 16.00  Prof. Henk Meurs (RU Nijmegen/MuConsult)
Reflecting on presentation Ginovi
16:00 – 17:00  Discussion, questions & answers

Aula TU Delft, Commissiekamer 2

Participation is free, registration is required: click here.


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