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Dr. Dorina Pojani

Senior Lecturer, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Queensland

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How Cities Are Managing Their Transportation Growing Pains

“Urban transport problems are perverse. While education or healthcare improves as societies grow wealthier, transport problems worsen,” – The Urban Transport Crisis in Emerging Economies.

Rapidly growing cities in developing regions are experiencing new problems in transportation, as pointed out in the opening lines to the new book The Urban Transport Crisis in Emerging Economies. While the problems advance they also present opportunities for a more sustainable future. This webinar will explore case studies and introduce urban issues, policies, and initiatives that are taking place in frontier markets.

Watch this webinar to:

  • Hear about transport issues, policies, and initiatives
  • Recognize the transport needs of a large portion of the world’s urban population
  • Learn of the role that economic growth plays in transport’s opportunities and challenges

 

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Dr Dorina Pojani joined UQ’s planning program as Lecturer in 2015. She received tenure (confirmation) and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2017. Originally from Albania, she lived, worked and/or studied in Belgium, Italy, The Netherlands, and the USA, prior to moving to Australia. In 2016-17, she was a visiting Lecturer at the University of Vienna, Austria. Her research interests encompass urban transport, urban design, and housing. She has published books and numerous articles on urban planning. Her latest book is The Urban Transport Crisis in Emerging Economies(Springer, 2017).

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