City of Sydney ~ Open and Creative City

City of Sydney ~ Open and Creative City

Background and aims

The City of Sydney, as it grows, aims to support an active and diverse evening culture and economy. To support this aspiration, The City of Sydney produced a discussion paper outlining plans for the future of Sydney’s nighttime economy. They proposed three actions: to allow businesses to trade later without obtaining an approval, to simplify the process for artists to open creative spaces, and to balance the impacts of live music and performance venues.

Bay of Plenty Regional Council ~ Regional Land Transport Plan

Bay of Plenty Regional Council ~ Regional Land Transport Plan

Background and aims

The Bay of Plenty Regional Land Transport Plan 2018 (RLTP) was developed as a single strategic document by all Councils within the Bay of Plenty to seek central government funding for improvements to the region’s transport network. A list of prioritised proposed activities was presented in the RLTP demonstrating which aspects of the transport network would be preferentially funded. These activities included improvements for road safety, active and public transport, and roading infrastructure. 
A public engagement process was conducted to receive feedback from members of the public and stakeholders on the RLTP. Over 1,300 submissions were received from members of the public and stakeholders.

Future Melbourne 2026 ~ leading liveable city collaborating to embrace the future

Future Melbourne 2026 ~ leading liveable city collaborating to embrace the future

Background and aims

Future Melbourne 2026 is a community collaboration project led by The City of Melbourne to develop a long-term strategic plan to ensure Melbourne’s legacy as a liveable and competitive city over the coming decade. The project refreshes the Future Melbourne 2008 plan, which has guided all aspects of the city’s development, prosperity and liveability. The community was invited to share their ideas and vision for the future.

Local communities have their say in rebuilding their suburbs ~ CCC’s Master Plans

Local communities have their say in rebuilding their suburbs ~ CCC’s Master Plans

Background and aims

Post the Canterbury earthquakes Christchurch City Council (CCC) prepared nine Suburban Master Plans to assist with the recovery of the city, as part of its Suburban Centres Programme.

CCC consulted with the public to ensure the Plans were in accordance with each community’s wishes and to inform each plan’s development.  The plans were then refined to better meet the community’s needs.

A growing Canadian city deciding its transportation future ~ Red Deer Mobility Playbook

A growing Canadian city deciding its transportation future ~ Red Deer Mobility Playbook

Background and aims

Red Deer is a growing city of 90,000 people in Alberta, Canada.

To create viable alternatives to single occupant vehicle travel the city aims to design and facilitate integrated movement and to provide transportation choice as the City grows. With the help of 8-80 Cities (Toronto), and Gehl Architects (Copenhagen) the City developed ‘The Mobility Playbook’ to assist with its transportation network planning.

Restoring earthquake devastated sports facilities with a sports hub ~ CCC’s Nga Puna Wai sports hub consultation

Restoring earthquake devastated sports facilities with a sports hub ~ CCC’s Nga Puna Wai sports hub consultation

Background and aims

The destructive 2010 - 2011 Canterbury earthquakes severely damaged much of Christchurch’s sporting infrastructure.  This included the main track and field, hockey and tennis facilities being damaged beyond repair.

Council staff investigated possible replacement locations for these facilities before arriving at their preferred option, a joint sports hub at Nga Puna Wai - 83 hectares of land beside Canterbury Agricultural Park in southwest Christchurch.