Implementing a systems thinking approach can be tremendously valuable for transport infrastructure projects. This article by Senior Shoal Project Manager, Kosta Livaditis explores how collaboration and systems thinking approaches can be used to achieve better outcomes for transport infrastructure projects and in urban / transport planning. For example, the benefit of communicating compelling stories that encourages stakeholders to develop shared pictures and visions of a project scenario.

The article emphasises how systems thinking has grown and developed with growth potential in transport infrastructure projects and in urban / transport planning. With challenges becoming increasingly complex across projects, programs and domains, our ethos needs to change to embrace complexity through this collaboration by using systems thinking as the catalyst.