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Transport Policy and the Environment

Edited By: David Banister

360 pages, 30 line illus


Hardback | Dec 1998 | #84836 | ISBN: 0419231404
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Presents for the first time the results of extensive research on transport and the environment: quantifying the contribution of transport to environmental problems; assessing the options for resolving those problems; investigating the conflicts arising from policy implementation; and developing new and better methods of data collection and analysis.


Introduction. Transport and Global Warming: Modelling the Impacts of Alternative Policies. Melida Accutt and John Dodgson. Forecasting Road Traffic Growth: Demograhpic Change and Alternative Policy Scenarios. Tony Fowkes, Tony May, Chris Nash, Yim Ling Siu and Phil Rees. Strategic Environmental Assessment in the Transort Sector. Riki Therivel. Public Attitudes to Transport Issues: Findings from the British Social Attitudes Surveys. Bridget Taylor and Lindsay Brook. Logistical Restructuring, Freight Traffic Growth and the Environment. Alan McKinnon. Part 2: Regional Aspects. Introduction. Unintended Effects of Transport Policies. Phil Goodwin. Transport Provision and Regional Development in Europe:Towards a Framework for Appraisal. Roger Vickerman. The Environment, Efficient Pricing and Investment in Transport: A Model and Some Results for the UK. John Peirson and Roger Vickerman. Creating Sustainable Supply Chain: Modelling and Key Relationships. James Cooper, Ian Black and Melvyn Peters. Improving Air Quality: Lessons from California. Wyn Grant. Part 3: Local Aspects. Introduction. The Location of New Residential Developments: Its Influence on Car-Based Travel. Peter Headicar and Carey Curtis. Movement and Mobility in the Post-Fordist City. Andrew Gillespie, Patsy Healey and Kevin Robins. Greener Transport Towns: Publicly Acceptable, Privately Resisted. Margaret Anderson, Julia Meaton, Clive Potter and Alan Robers. Anomolies and Biases in the Contingent Valuation Method. Robert Sugden. Non-User Benefits from Investment in Urban Light Rail: Evidence from Sheffield. John Henneberry, Paul Lawless and Peter Townroe. Conclusion. Peter Hall. Index.

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