Stage 1
VLC was engaged to develop a ‘proof of concept’ tool that that allowed for the comparison of transport and land use scenarios by quantifying strategic planning objectives in key planning policies including Shaping SEQ.

Stage 2
VLC was engaged to develop the backend code for a tableau visualisation tool which could be used to communicate the outcomes of modelled scenarios in the context of achieving strategic planning objectives.


Client requirements

Stage 1
TMR wanted to develop a tool to evaluate how planned land use and infrastructure scenarios align with strategic objectives. This tool required an understanding on how outcomes are quantified, as well as the roles and needs of different stakeholders working in these areas. Overall project requirement was to develop an evaluation framework that could be built to access and compare scenarios.

Stage 2
TMR was developing a visualisation tool that would be used to compare transport and land use scenarios in terms of their strategic planning outcomes. Following on from previous work, VLC was engaged to develop the backend code to calculate metrics and store results in a database that would interface with a Tableau tool being developed internally.


Delivered outcome

Stage 1 VLC delivered a project report including project establishment and process recommendations and methodology report on the development of an evaluation framework and conceptual tool for comparison of transport and land use scenarios. VLC used transport research, planning, policy, and transport modelling and analytics experiences to deliver the outcomes to the client

Stage 2 VLC delivered backend code to inform a visualization tool allowing for the comparison of transport and land use scenarios by quantifying strategic planning objectives in key planning policies including Shaping SEQ. The tool displayed metrics quantifying accessibility to jobs, excessive congestion, public transport, patronage, greenhouse gas emissions and safety.