A New Deal for Transport: The UK's struggle with the sustainable transport agenda / Edition 1

A New Deal for Transport: The UK's struggle with the sustainable transport agenda / Edition 1

by Iain Docherty
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405106301

ISBN-13: 9781405106306

Pub. Date: 10/27/2003

Publisher: Wiley

Comprising contributions from a range of experts, this volume offers a critical commentary on the government's sustainable transport policy.

  • A critical commentary on the Blair government's sustainable transport policy and its implementation.
  • Firmly rooted in an appreciation of the politics of this controversial field.
  • Experts contribute

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Overview

Comprising contributions from a range of experts, this volume offers a critical commentary on the government's sustainable transport policy.

  • A critical commentary on the Blair government's sustainable transport policy and its implementation.
  • Firmly rooted in an appreciation of the politics of this controversial field.
  • Experts contribute up-to-the-minute analyses of the key issues.
  • Will inform debate over the future of transport policy.
  • Includes a Foreword by David Begg, Chair of the Commission for Integrated Transport.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405106306
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/27/2003
Series:
RGS-IBG Book Series, #16
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editors’ Preface ix

Notes on Contributors x

Foreword xiv

Preface xviii

List of Abbreviations xxii

Part I Policy and Politics 1

1 Policy, Politics and Sustainable Transport: The Nature of Labour’s Dilemma 3
Iain Docherty

2 Devolution and Sustainable Transport 30
Austin Smyth

3 Local Transport Planning under Labour 51
Geoff Vigar and Dominic Stead

Part II Progress in Policy Implementation 73

4 Roads and Traffic Congestion Policies: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back 75
William Walton

5 A Railway Renaissance? 108
Jon Shaw and John Farrington

6 Light Rail and the London Underground 135
Richard Knowles and Peter White

7 A ‘Thoroughbred’ in the Making? The Bus Industry under Labour 158
John Preston

8 Ubiquitous, Everyday Walking and Cycling: The Acid Test of a Sustainable Transport Policy 178
Rodney Tolley

9 Air Transport Policy: Reconciling Growth and Sustainability? 198
Brian Graham

Part III The Future 227

10 Towards a Genuinely Sustainable Transport Agenda for the United Kingdom 229
Phil Goodwin

Index 245

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