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Traffic jam : ten years of 'sustainable' transport in the UK

Author: Iain Docherty; Jon Shaw
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers a timely analysis of the UK government's sustainable transport policy 10 years after the publication of A New Deal for Transport: Better for Everyone.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Traffic jam.
Bristol, UK : Policy Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)183266701
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Iain Docherty; Jon Shaw
ISBN: 9781847423696 1847423698 1282094130 9781282094130
OCLC Number: 363001809
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 250 pages) : illustrations
Contents: New deal or no new deal? : a decade of 'sustainable' transport in the UK / Jon Shaw and Iain Docherty --
Devolution and the UK's new transport policy landscape / Danny MacKinnon and Geoff Vigar --
Roads and traffic : from 'predict and provide' to 'making best use' / Graham Parkhurst and Geoff Dudley --
Is labour delivering a sustainable railway? / John Preston --
Buses and light rail : stalled en route? / Richard D. Knowles and Pedro Abrantes --
Walking and cycling : easy wins for a sustainable transport policy? / Rodney Tolley --
UK air travel : taking off for growth? / Brian Graham --
Economic versus environmental sustainability for ports and shipping : charting a new course? / David Pinder --
Transport for London : success despite Westminster? / Peter White --
Mind the gap! : the UK's record in European perspective / Tom Rye --
Traffic jam? : policy debates after 10 years of 'sustainable' transport / Phil Goodwin.
Responsibility: edited by Iain Docherty and Jon Shaw ; [foreword by Christian Wolmar].

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"A pungent analysis that slices apart the last ten years' transport policy. The authors intend it to make waves and it will. Required reading for an incoming government." Jim Steer, Director, Steer Read more...

 
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