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Traffic jam: Ten years of 'sustainable' transport in the UK

Iain Docherty and Jon Shaw

Abstract

This book offers a timely analysis of the UK government's sustainable – or subsequently ‘integrated’ – transport policy ten years after the publication of ‘A New Deal for Transport: Better for Everyone’. It identifies the modest successes and, sadly, the far-more-significant failures in government policy over the last decade. The book also uncovers why it has proved so difficult to adopt a more sustainable approach to transport and break Britain's love affair with the car. It reviews the links between the idea of sustainability and transport policy, and provides an up-to-the-minute analysis of ... More

Keywords: transport policy, government policy, sustainability, transport agenda, UK, future policy development

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9781847420732
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847420732.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Iain Docherty, editor

Jon Shaw, editor

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