Overarching Aim

To investigate how location & design of public housing, urban form & transport facilities influence transport mode choice, equity of access, and wellbeing of tenants & transport carbon emissions.

Top 3 objectives

  1. Synthesising existing research (what is known) on how public housing location, transport & urban form influence inequities, well-being & emissions
  2. Empirical analysis of contribution of public housing location & design to transport mode choice, wellbeing, & transport emissions
  3. Policy-relevant understanding of how public housing location, urban form & transport access factors can improve wellbeing, particularly for disadvantaged groups, and reduce emissions

Strand Team


  1. Travel, wellbeing, & carbon emissions: implications of public housing location and urban form. Project Lead Michael Keall
  2. Urban form & public housing: accessibility and its association with wellbeing and emissions. Project Lead Ralph Chapman
  3. Synthesis of travel, urban form, accessibility, equity and wellbeing. Project Lead Ed Randal