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Human Sciences Research Council, Spatial-Temporal Evidence for Planning

01 January 2017

Spatial-Temporal Evidence for Planning

English

stepSA Librarian

Policy brief

Spatial Temporal Evidence for Planning South Africa

South Africa

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Built environment

Governance

Human settlements

Livelihoods

Markets

Policy

Poverty & inequality

Settlement planning

South Africa

Spatial planning

Technology

Transport

Transport planning

Unemployment

Urban

Urban and Regional Dynamics

Measuring unemployment by location and transport: StepSA's access envelope technologies

HSRC Policy Note

Increasing emphasis is coming onto spatial planning as government in South Africa moves to address the massive challenge of unemployment. Attention has been turning toward the critical intersection between spatial location, for poverty-level human settlements, and available transport.

To deal with the interaction of unemployment and transport access as they impact poor settlements, new, fully metricated technologies are needed to enable spatial planning to assess what a given location will mean for access to work for the population intended to settle there.

Under StepSA, Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) commissioned its research partners at the Centre for Transport Development at University of Pretoria to develop the transport access envelope technology and the transport access stress tests, as a new social technology aimed at metricating the question of poor settlements’ transport access to the developed economy through access to the urban labour market.

 

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