Christopher Standen is one of Sydney’s leading thinkers on urban planning and transport, with an interest in liveable, accessible, healthy, sustainable and equitable towns and cities. Areas of expertise include strategic transport/land use planning and policy, geospatial analysis (GIS), active/healthy transport, traffic modelling and forecasting, discrete choice analysis, and infrastructure assessment. Author/co-author of several publications in the transport and health literature. Reviewer for the Journal of Transport and Health, Research in Transportation Economics, and the Australasian Transport Research Forum. Regularly published and quoted in the media.
We spend on average about an hour a day travelling. Given this is unlikely to change, how can we make this time more productive and enjoyable?