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Transitioning Activity Corridors: Place Making and Traffic Management


This Curtin/WAPC (2007) research established directions for place-making and traffic management matched to the physical and social needs of the community and developed a new planning and traffic management tool for arterial roads that are to become ‘Activity Corridors’. The outcomes included evaluation and management tool.

Research Team: Carey Curtis (leader) Reena Tiwari; Top Seansong; Chris Jennings; David Rice


Tiwari R and Curtis C (2012) Three-pronged Approach to Urban Arterial Design: A functional + physical + social classification. Urban Design International Vol 17:2, pp. 129 -143.

Tiwari R and Curtis C (2010) Approaches to Arterial Road Design in Perth – The Challenges Ahead pp.289-305, in Planning Perspectives from Western Australia: A Reader in Theory and Practice, Fremantle Press [ISBN 9781921361821]

Curtis C and Tiwari R (2008) Transitioning Arterial Roads to Activity Corridors. Urban Design International Vol 13 (2), pp. 105 -120, Special Issue: An international review of liveable street thinking and practice.