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New Deal for Transport? The UK's Struggle with the Sustainable Transport Agenda

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ISBN-10: 140510631X

ISBN-13: 9781405106313

Edition: 2003

Authors: Jon Shaw, Iain Docherty

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Comprising contributions from a range of experts, this book offers a critical commentary on the Blair government's sustainable transport policy and its implementation.The volume is divided into three sections. The first section reviews links between sustainability and transport policy, and examines the political realities surrounding the delivery of a sustainable transport agenda. The second focuses on progress in policy implementation, evaluating the extent to which Labour's own policy goals have been achieved. The final section looks at the likely trajectory of sustainable transport policy in the UK until 2010. The book includes a Foreword by David Begg, Chair of the Commission for…    
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Book details

List price: $57.25
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/17/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 284
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Series Editors' Preface
Notes on Contributors
Foreword
Preface
List of Abbreviations
Policy and Politics
Policy, Politics and Sustainable Transport: The Nature of Labour's Dilemma
Devolution and Sustainable Transport
Local Transport Planning under Labour
Progress in Policy Implementation
Roads and Traffic Congestion Policies: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
A Railway Renaissance?
Light Rail and the London Underground
A 'Thoroughbred' in the Making? The Bus Industry under Labour
Ubiquitous, Everyday Walking and Cycling: The Acid Test of a Sustainable Transport Policy
Air Transport Policy: Reconciling Growth and Sustainability?
The Future
Towards a Genuinely Sustainable Transport Agenda for the United Kingdom
Index