Two local governments are using collaborative research, pilot projects and innovative measures to fight the impacts of the urban heat island effect and cool their communities.
The NSW Government is in the procurement process for their $300 million congestion and safety upgrade to Prospect and Kellyville arterials.
Western Sydney Airport has awarded the contract to plan a business park on a dedicated 191-hectare parcel of airport real estate.
Liverpool City Council is using smart sensor technology to gain a greater understanding of pedestrian and traffic movements within its CBD to help inform its planning decisions as the Sydney suburb grows.
According to Hitachi, the memorandum of understanding is aimed at illustrating its commitment to collaborate with the state on the Western Parkland City and Western Sydney Aerotropolis developments.