Integrated Futures and Transport Choices: UK Transport Policy Beyond the 1998 White Paper and Transport Acts
Julian Hine, John Preston
Ashgate, 2003 - Transportation - 317 pages
The UK transport White Paper A New Deal for Transport and new Transport Acts for England, Wales and Scotland have indicated and defined the future direction and policy agenda of national governments. The need for integrated transport raises key policy issues, among which are: the importance of sustainability; and the integration of transport policy with other areas of public policy, such as social exclusion and health. The idea of this direction in policy has implications for the changing nature of work, traveller information, interchange and public transport, freight distribution and the use of new technology. This volume also examines key areas of policy and regulation, which are developing as a result of the White Paper and the new Transport Acts. studies to discuss and reflect on these issues, and the state of transport policy in the UK within this new and developing policy framework. In doing so, the collection provides a comprehensive review of this vital policy area.
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