Transport & Infrastructure

Transport and infrastructure represent a significant, long-term investment for cities, regions and nations. Making decisions in this area means understanding both the need at the human scale, and also the strategic, integrated and cumulative vision that shapes lives, wellbeing and economic prosperity.

At this moment, getting transport and infrastructure right requires:

Significant engagement, co-design and social licence, to understand the needs of people and communities, and let their voice be part of the infrastructure journey.

Understanding technology change – whether it’s the move towards autonomous vehicles or the need for smart infrastructure that can sense and respond to changing dynamics – and building for the future context.

Environmental considerations, both in how infrastructure can avoid environmental impacts and enhance environmental outcomes – from emissions reduction and renewables integration to biodiversity protection.

Resilience considerations, in the face of a changing climate and new and emerging risks to human safety, supply chain and economic security.

Inclusiveness as part of the design, creating transport and infrastructure that works for all and creates long term equity.

How we help

ThinkPlace works across justice system agencies and to create change that is fair, inclusive and human-centred, and that creates more efficient, integrated and effective operation. We can help you:

  • Co-design and vision-building with stakeholders and the community to create transport and infrastructure visions, strategies and major or local project blueprints that reflect the current and future needs of the community
  • Resilience strategy, to create the governance, integration and strategic priorities needed to build preparedness and capacities for response, recovery and absorption to climate,  economic and social shocks
  • Geospatial digital experiences, to help citizens, experts and decision-makers understand the environmental, social and built landscapes that frame new strategies, plans and developments
  • Inclusive design, ensuring that transport and  meet the diverse needs and aspirations of their communities, across a range of demographics, ability levels and socioeconomic contexts
  • Blueprinting the integration of smart technologies for transport and infrastructure that can sense, analyse and respond, including integration with enterprise systems that allow human intervention operationally, and on more strategic timeframes.
  • Design breakthrough geospatial solutions, that reveal needs and patterns and locate intelligence and social dynamics for better infrastructure and transport planning, storytelling and prioritisation
  • Conduct research with people – from transport and infrastructure users to those responsible for maintenance, compliance and planning – to build the mix of perspectives that can fuel good design


   And much more.

Learn more about how we approach Transport & Infrastructure