Urban Regeneration and Transit - Lessons from Down Under


Dr. Mike Mouritz reflects on 20 years’ work in urban regeneration and the integration of transit in Perth and Sydney, Australia

including efforts as a practitioner and researcher on continual system improvements.

He outlines ongoing work examining the potential role of Trackless Trams as a transformative technology, part of the emerging paradigm of mobility-as-a-service (MaaS). Learn the city-shaping opportunities of this new technology and the challenges of designing a transition process to embrace it.


Wednesday, October 9 | 5:30-7:00 pm
Voltaire (above Lost Weekend)
526 Clematis Street – West Palm Beach, Florida

5:30-6:00 pm   Networking Happy Hour

6:00-7:00 pm   Lecture and Q&A with Dr. Mike Mouritz


Mike Mouritz, PhD – Career Summary

Sustainability and urban development professional with 25+ years’ experience at local and state government and in the private sector and in research. Passionate about developing and delivering urban planning, development and regeneration strategies, with a keen focus on local economic development and sustainability. Solid track record in creating development frameworks that provide investment opportunity and build local ownership. Executive level experience in local and state government and in consulting – responsible for creating and building multi-disciplinary teams involved in sustainability, local economic development, urban renewal, property and communications.

Present role:
Senior Research Fellow – managing sustainability and urban renewal related projects at Curtin University Sustainability Policy institute (CUSP).

Key Strengths:
• Strong focus on identifying strategic opportunities and applying innovative approaches
• Leadership style based on building capacity and team ownership of shared challenges and outcomes
• Energetic and open communication style, skilled at building a narrative about purpose
• Relationship oriented and good at championing projects and motivating others
• A track record of translating concepts into delivered outcomes