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Predicting, Providing, Sustaining, Integrating? British Transport Policy since 1945

Mike Anson and Gerald Crompton

in Business in Britain in the Twentieth Century: Decline and Renaissance?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199226009
eISBN:
9780191710315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226009.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Since 1945 the United Kingdom has seen a tremendous increase in the movement of both people and goods, something that has been critical to the performance of the economy. This chapter examines the ... More


Introduction

M. Ramachandran

in Metro Rail Projects In India: A Study In Project Planning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073987
eISBN:
9780199080847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter begins with a review of some of the transport problems faced by cities around the world. It then studies the Singapore model, where sound land transport policies have helped ... More


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

Iain Docherty and Jon Shaw (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420732
eISBN:
9781447304050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420732.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

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 ... More


Transport in a sustainable urban future

Iain Docherty and Jon Shaw

in The Future of Sustainable Cities: Critical Reflections

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847426673
eISBN:
9781447305545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426673.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores debates over how the role of the car and related policy developments, including neoliberalism, new realism, and the competitiveness agenda, have shaped city transport systems ... More


Transport

Ann Faulds and Trudi Craggs

in Law Making and the Scottish Parliament: The Early Years

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640195
eISBN:
9780748651498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640195.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter assesses what the Scottish Parliament has achieved in the area of transport. Investment in transport infrastructure was limited during the twentieth century — a situation aggravated by ... More


New deal or no new deal? A decade of ‘sustainable’ transport in the UK

Jon Shaw and Iain Docherty

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420732
eISBN:
9781447304050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420732.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the developments in the transport sector in Great Britain. The book critically analyses transport developments in the UK in the 10 ... More


Devolution and the UK's new transport policy landscape

Danny MacKinnon and Geoff Vigar

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420732
eISBN:
9781447304050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420732.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the relationship between changing spaces of governance and transport policy across Great Britain after devolution. It evaluates the significance of the notion of geographical ... More


Competition and pressure: British policy integration

Shizuka Oshitani

in Global Warming Policy in Japan and Britain: Interactions Between Institutions and Issue Characteristics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069383
eISBN:
9781781701546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069383.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Britain has sought to integrate environmental concerns into policy decision-making at all levels. To this end, the first environment white paper introduced two institutions which would ‘ensure that … ... More


Transport: beyond predict and provide

Francis Terry

in What works?: Evidence-based policy and practice in public services

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341914
eISBN:
9781447304265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341914.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter shows the danger of an over-reliance on a single government-controlled source of research evidence though the use of research in transport policy making. Up to the mid-1990s, the effect ... More


Traffic jam? Policy debates after 10 years of ‘sustainable’ transport

Phil Goodwin

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420732
eISBN:
9781447304050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420732.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the developments in transport policy in Great Britain since the launch the White Paper A New Deal for Transport in 1998. It suggests that ... More


Buses and light rail: stalled en route?

Richard D. Knowles and Pedro Abrantes

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420732
eISBN:
9781447304050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420732.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the development in the Labour government's policy for buses and light rail in Great Britain. It explains that while the concept of an integrated transport policy had been ... More


Transport for London: success despite Westminster?

Peter White

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420732
eISBN:
9781447304050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420732.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter aims to provide an account of recent developments in transport policy in London, England. It examines the relevance of these developments to other regions and evaluates the extent to ... More


Towards a ‘social welfare’ approach to transport

Karen Lucas

in Running on empty: Transport, social exclusion and environmental justice.

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345707
eISBN:
9781447303282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345707.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter draws comparative lessons between the UK and the US, identifying how the social- and transport-policy agenda on both sides of the Atlantic can better embrace the issue of social equity ... More


Is Labour delivering a sustainable railway?

John Preston

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420732
eISBN:
9781447304050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420732.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the Labour government's policy for railway transport in Great Britain. It suggests that the emphasis on sustainability largely reflects the government's desire to achieve ... More


Why Travel? An Introduction

Matthew Niblett and Kris Beuret

in Why Travel?: Understanding our Need to Move and How it Shapes our Lives

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529216363
eISBN:
9781529216400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529216363.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter lays out the need for a deeper exploration of our travel motivations, and a move away from the narrow derived demand focus of much transport policy, particularly in a future that will be ... More


Economic versus environmental sustainability for ports and shipping: charting a new course?

David Pinder

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420732
eISBN:
9781447304050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420732.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the development in the policy for ports and shipping in Great Britain since 1998. It explains that the White Paper A New Deal for Transport focused only briefly on ports and ... More


Sectoral Development, Common Supportive Measures, and Development Policies

David S Berry

in Caribbean Integration Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199670079
eISBN:
9780191749452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670079.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Chapter 12 examines the provisions of the RTC and RTB which set out the broad policy and development frameworks for the two integration movements. It examines sectoral development policies in such ... More


Article 4 TFEU

Marcus Klamert

in The EU Treaties and the Charter of Fundamental Rights: A Commentary

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198794561
eISBN:
9780191927874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759393.003.75
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The Union has shared competence wherever it has neither exclusive nor supporting competence (Article 4(1) TFEU).


Bicycling and the Politics of Recognition

Yogi Hale Hendlin

in The Greening of Everyday Life: Challenging Practices, Imagining Possibilities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198758662
eISBN:
9780191818585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758662.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

While cycling in North America is experiencing a renaissance, recipients of this movement remain skewed toward young male risk-takers. Much existing cycling infrastructure is inadequate for the ... More


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