A New Deal for Transport? The UK's Struggle with the by Iain Docherty, Jon Shaw

By Iain Docherty, Jon Shaw

Comprising contributions from a variety of specialists, this quantity bargains a serious remark at the government's sustainable shipping coverage.

  • A severe statement at the Blair government's sustainable shipping coverage and its implementation.
  • Firmly rooted in an appreciation of the politics of this arguable box.
  • Experts give a contribution up to date analyses of the foremost matters.
  • Will tell debate over the way forward for shipping coverage.
  • Includes a Foreword by way of David Begg, Chair of the fee for built-in delivery.

Chapter 1 coverage, Politics and Sustainable shipping: the character of Labour's difficulty (pages 3–29): Iain Docherty
Chapter 2 Devolution and Sustainable shipping (pages 30–50): Austin Smyth
Chapter three neighborhood shipping making plans below Labour (pages 51–72): Geoff Vigar and Dominic Stead
Chapter four Roads and traffic jam rules: One leap forward, Steps again (pages 75–107): William Walton
Chapter five A Railway Renaissance? (pages 108–134): Jon Shaw and John Farrington
Chapter 6 gentle Rail and the London Underground (pages 135–157): Richard Knowles and Peter White
Chapter 7 A ‘Thoroughbred’ within the Making? The Bus less than Labour (pages 158–177): John Preston
Chapter eight Ubiquitous, daily strolling and biking: The Acid try of a Sustainable shipping coverage (pages 178–197): Rodney Tolley
Chapter nine Air delivery coverage: Reconciling progress and Sustainability? (pages 198–225): Brian Graham
Chapter 10 in the direction of a surely Sustainable delivery schedule for the uk (pages 229–244): Phil Goodwin

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Commission for Integrated Transport (2001) Lessons of the September 2000 Fuel Crisis. CfIT, London. POLICY, POLITICS AND SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT 29 74 Lyons, G and Chatterjee, K (eds) (2002) Transport lessons from the fuel tax protests of 2000. Ashgate, Aldershot. 75 Seakins, P; Lansley, D; Hodgson, A; Huntley, N and Pope, F (2002) New directions: mobile laboratory reveals new issues in urban air quality. Atmospheric Environment, 36, 1247–1248. 76 Goodwin, P (1999) Transformation of transport policy in Great Britain.

Wherever the automobile is the mode of travel, there access to transportation is distributed very unevenly between individuals. 19 The depth of this malaise is in part explained by the state’s late realization that it could not simply build its way out of congestion. Despite the elusiveness of predict and provide – which was neither a desirable (in terms of sustainability) nor indeed feasible basis on which to construct a strategy for transport – successive post-war administrations tried hard to prove Buchanan wrong by attempting to expand road space as much as possible.

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