Well-planned and designed communities improve productivity and liveability, allowing better access to employment, essential services, local amenities and transport options.
Exploring urban density
Our Urban Planning and Connected Communities survey explores what Perth residents know, think and feel about land use planning issues, including urban sprawl and higher density development.
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Most respondents believe:
Negatively impacts on congestion
Infill can manage congestion
A greater amount of urban infill should be built to manage congestion
Infill provides additional benefits
The biggest benefit of infill is improved access to transport options
Expand public transport
The top priority for government investment should be expanding the public transport system
Medium density developments should be built around shopping centres, train stations and busy roads
Residents would like to be involved in the planning process for their local neighbourhoods