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

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Iain Docherty, Jon Shaw
John Wiley & Sons, Jul 20, 2011 - Science - 280 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

Series Editors Preface
Preface
Devolution and Sustainable Transport
Local Transport Planning under Labour
One Step
A Railway Renaissance?
Light Rail and the London Underground
Likely Future Developments
Labours Current Initiatives
Reconciling Growth
Towards a Genuinely Sustainable Transport
Index
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About the author (2011)

Iain Docherty is a Research Fellow in the Department of Urban Studies at the University of Glasgow and an expert in urban governance, particularly the implementation of planning and transport policies. His previous publications include Making Tracks (1999), which looks at the transport planning system in major British cities.

Jon Shaw is a Lecturer in the Department of Geography and Environment at the University of Aberdeen. His recent work has examined the privatization of British Rail and road building in England. He is the author of Competition, Regulation and the Privatisation of British Rail (2000) and co-editor of All Change: British Railway Privatisation (2000).

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