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Sustainable Transport

Series: Delivering Sustainable Infrastructure

By: Tony Parry(Author), Graham Hughes(Author), Richard Fenner(Author), Charles Ainger(Author)

ICE Publishing

Paperback | Oct 2016 | #219776 | ISBN-13: 9780727757579
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The Delivering Sustainable Infrastructure series is a new series of practical handbooks which provide engineers with an understanding of sustainability principles and solutions. Sustainability concepts are set within well-known engineering management processes of planning, designing and delivering infrastructure. An early addition to the Delivery Sustainable Infrastructure series, Sustainable Transport is a concise practical guide to the application of sustainability in the design and delivery of transport projects. Sustainable Transport covers topics from cycling and walking to railways and light metros, and the sustainability context to the design, construction and procurement processes.


1. Introduction
2. The sustainability context and challenge for transport and mobility
3. Integration with urban and rural design, communication, mobility and drainage
4. Cycling and walking
5. Urban light bus/rail/trams/metro
6. Railways
7. Road
8. Procurement & contracts
9. Detailed design, and Construction
10. Disposal, replacement
11. Changing engineering practice - innovating to sustainability
12. Glossary
13. Information sources, recommended reading
14. Index

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Tony Parry, Associate Professor, University of Nottingham Member of ICE environment and sustainability expert panel. Tony Parry has an established track record in a number of fields including sustainable construction, sustainability indicator development, sector sustainability strategies, road noise, skidding resistance and pavement design. He has worked for many Government and private industry clients, often in collaboration, including Highways Agency, DTI, DETR and the Quarry Products Association. His work has contributed to; industry consultation documents on the use of indicators in support of Government sustainable development strategy; specification tools for low-noise road surfacing products; road and runway skidding resistance standards and pavement design guidance.

Graham Hughes, Head Of Transport Development, Cambridgeshire County Council BA(Hons) MSc, Dip TP, DMS, MRTPI, MCIT Graham Hughes is a qualified planner and transport planner. In his current role as Head of Transport Development, he is responsible for teams developing transport strategy for the county, particularly through the Local Transport Plan and negotiating with developers of major sites. He has developed innovative new approaches for negotiating transport infrastructure improvements through s106 agreements and the Area Transport Plan approach that has been developed in Cambridge and is being extended across the County.

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