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Planning Sustainable Transport

By: Barry Hutton
304 pages, 16 b/w photos, 30 b/w illustrations
Publisher: Earthscan
Planning Sustainable Transport
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Transport choices must be changed if we are to cope with sustainability and climate change but that may only be done if we understand how the whole transport system works--how the different modes are used in combination, not as simple alternative. There are never straightforward choices between one mode and another: door-to-door movements of both people and freight use combinations of modes. The majority of personal journeys begin and end by foot; parking places have to be found; changes made from bus to train; freight has to be loaded and handled. All these short, ancillary segments are the source of considerable inconvenience, delay and cost and are significant elements in transport choice.

Journeys begin and end at particular addresses. The land-use at those addresses are a major determinant of the nature and extent of the demand for transport and so managing land-use has to be an element of any sustainable transport policy. Hence any solution to transport sustainability starts with transport planning. This book offers a thoughtful critique of existing methodology and policy, raising issues, providing facts, explaining linkages and stimulating debate.


Part 1: The Definitions
1. Defining Sustainability
2. Defining Transport
3. Defining Planning

Part 2: Trends
4. Travel and Haulage
5. Resource Use and Pollution
6. Location and Land Use

Part 3: The Problems
7. Congestion
8. Interfaces: interchanging and transhipment
9. The Space Budget
10. Transport Costs

Part 4: The Objectives
11. Sensing Success or Failure: targets, optimisation, sufficing and profitability
12. Managing the Environmental Impacts
13. Maintaining Mobility
14. Controlling Costs
15. Supporting the Economy

Part 5: The Policies
16. Vehicle Construction and Use
17. Public Transport
18. Tolls, Taxes and Tarriffs. Fines and Fees
19. The infrastructure
20. Land Use
21. Improving Effectiveness

Part 6: Assessment
22. Predicting movement
23. Predicting Costs and Benefits
24. Priorities and Decisions
25. Monitoring, Re-Assessment and Learning

Part 7: Suggested Actions
26. Crucial Problems
27. Prescriptions and Policies
28. The Decision Makers

Part 8: The Nub Issues
29. What Has to be Done and Why

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By: Barry Hutton
304 pages, 16 b/w photos, 30 b/w illustrations
Publisher: Earthscan
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