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 number of specialists, this quantity bargains a serious statement at the government's sustainable shipping coverage.

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

Content:
Chapter 1 coverage, Politics and Sustainable shipping: the character of Labour's predicament (pages 3–29): Iain Docherty
Chapter 2 Devolution and Sustainable delivery (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 guidelines: One breakthrough, Steps again (pages 75–107): William Walton
Chapter five A Railway Renaissance? (pages 108–134): Jon Shaw and John Farrington
Chapter 6 mild Rail and the London Underground (pages 135–157): Richard Knowles and Peter White
Chapter 7 A ‘Thoroughbred’ within the Making? The Bus below Labour (pages 158–177): John Preston
Chapter eight Ubiquitous, daily jogging and biking: The Acid try of a Sustainable shipping coverage (pages 178–197): Rodney Tolley
Chapter nine Air shipping coverage: Reconciling progress and Sustainability? (pages 198–225): Brian Graham
Chapter 10 in the direction of a really Sustainable shipping time table for the uk (pages 229–244): Phil Goodwin

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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. POLICY, POLITICS AND SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT 7 Until the early 1990s, the core concern of roads policy (and by implication transport policy more generally) in Britain remained the straightforward implementation of predict and provide.

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The Guardian, 6 March. 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.

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