Urban Planning and Design Lectures: Urban Mobility and Mega Projects

Events

Lecture 1

WHAT CONSTITUTES A SUCCESSFUL MEGA PROJECT: Some OMEGA Centre Lessons on the Planning, Appraisal and Delivery of Mega Projects

Professor Dimitriou will present a selection on of findings on from OMEGA Project 2 a study of 30 cases of mega urban transport projects from 10 countries (UK, USA, Australia, France, Germany, Greece, Netherlands, Japan, Hong Kong and Sweden).

Time

4pm Tuesday 11 December 2018

Location

EB115

Lecture 2

A DISCUSSION ON ‘INSTITUTIONS AND GOVERNANCE FOR URBAN MOBILITY’

Where findings from the UN Habitat 2013 Global Report on Human Settlements “Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility: Policy Directions” will be presented by Sophie Sturup with commentary and discussion to follow with Prof Dimitriou as the author of that section of the report.

Time

4pm Wednesday 12 December 2018

Location

EB115

Speaker

Harry Dimitriou

Harry Dimitriou is Bartlett Professor of Planning Studies at University College London (UCL). He is Director of the OMEGA Centre at UCL – an international centre of excellence for the study of mega projects in transport and development funded by the Volvo Research and Education Foundations 4pm Wednesday 12 December 2018 XJTLU EB115 PROF. HARRY DIMITRIOU (VREF) undertaking international research into decision-making in the planning, appraisal, delivery and evaluation of mega urban transport projects in Europe, USA and the Asia Pacific. Professor Dimitriou holds a Diploma in Town and Regional Planning from the Leeds School of Town Planning (1969), a MSc. in Urban Science from the University of Birmingham (1970) and a Ph.D. in Transport and Urban Development from the University of Wales (1990). He has held numerous advisory mand consultancy positions, including for the World Bank, the World Bank Institute, the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Centre of Human Settlements