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Turning the corner?
a reader in contemporary transport policy

  • ISBN: 9781405119153
  • Editorial: Blackwell Publishing
  • Lugar de la edición: Oxford. None
  • Encuadernación: Rústica
  • Medidas: 25 cm
  • Nº Pág.: 209
  • Idiomas: Inglés

Papel: Rústica
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Resumen

This Reader provides a critical review of British transport policy since the Labour Government came into office in 1997 and looks at possible solutions to Britain#s ongoing transport problems. An authoritative reader providing a critical review of recent British transport policies. Looks at possible solutions to Britain#s ongoing transport problems. A source of well-informed opinion and ideas on topics such as private- public partnerships, delivering a sustainable transport policy, and new opportunities for the railways. Written by leading practitioners and academics. Contents Part I: Policy and Planning Issues. 1. Introduction: Transport Policy in Uncertain Times: Francis Terry. 2. Solving Congestion: Phil Goodwin. 3. Greater London # Growing or Shrinking # A Discussion: Terence Bendixson. 4. Climate Change and a Sustainable Transport Policy: Mayer Hillman. 5. Bringing Buses up to Standard: Stephen Joseph. 6. The Impact of Evidence on Transport Policy-Making: the Case of Road Construction: Francis Terry. 7. Cars in the Landscape: Some Undefined Questions for Transport Policy: Reg Harman. 8. Sustainable Transport Policy: the Contribution from Behavioural Scientists: Linda Steg. 9. Crossing London: Overcoming Obstacles to Crossrail: Stephen Glaister and Tony Travers. Part II: Finance and Management Issues. 1. Railpolitik: The Financial Realities of Operating Britain#s National Railways: Jean Shaoul. 2. Transport, Tax-Payers and the Treasury: Don Riley. 3. Past Abuses and Future Uses of Private Finance and Public-Private Partnerships in Transport: Stephen Glaister. 4. Realising the New Opportunity for the Railways: Tony Bolden and Reg Harman. 5. A Financial Appraisal of the London Underground Public-Private Partnership: Jean Shaoul. 6. Regulatory Control of the Track Access Charges of Railtrack plc: John Stittle. 7. Delivering Better Transport? An Evaluation of the Ten-Year Plan for the Railway Industry: Gerald Crompton and Robert Jupe. 8. The Company Response to Gove

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