The aim of the Transport, Health and Urban Design Research Hub (THUD) is to explore the effects of urban form and transport on the health of city residents.

The structure of cities and neighbourhoods greatly influences the experiences and opportunities of residents, which in turn affects health and wellbeing, and ultimately the social, economic and environmental impact of the city.

For policy makers, urban designers/planners, and transport planners who shape our rapidly expanding cities, minimising exposure to health risks while maintaining or enhancing the mobility and accessibility of city residents needs to be a priority.

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