A New Deal for Transport?: The UK's struggle with the by Iain Docherty, Jon Shaw

By Iain Docherty, Jon Shaw

Comprising contributions from quite a number specialists, this quantity bargains a serious remark at the government's sustainable delivery coverage.

  • A serious remark at the Blair government's sustainable shipping coverage and its implementation.
  • Firmly rooted in an appreciation of the politics of this debatable field.
  • Experts give a contribution up to the moment analyses of the most important issues.
  • Will tell debate over the way forward for shipping policy.
  • Includes a Foreword by means of David Begg, Chair of the fee for built-in Transport.

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The government’s recognition of the vital contribution the bus industry could make to its transport plans is scrutinized by John Preston in Chapter 7, and Rodney Tolley then appraises Labour’s policy on the so-called ‘personal’ or ‘benign’ modes – walking and cycling – in Chapter 8. In the last chapter of this section, Brian Graham addresses the expansion of air travel, one of the most profound challenges facing any government in its desire for better sustainability. Looking towards ‘The Future’, the book’s final chapter assesses the prospects for the implementation of genuinely sustainable transport policies over the next five years and beyond.

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