By Iain Docherty, Jon Shaw

ISBN-10: 1405106301

ISBN-13: 9781405106306

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

  • A severe observation at the Blair government's sustainable delivery coverage and its implementation.
  • Firmly rooted in an appreciation of the politics of this arguable box.
  • Experts give a contribution up to the moment analyses of the foremost matters.
  • Will tell debate over the way forward for shipping coverage.
  • Includes a Foreword through David Begg, Chair of the fee for built-in delivery.

Content:
Chapter 1 coverage, Politics and Sustainable shipping: the character of Labour's limitation (pages 3–29): Iain Docherty
Chapter 2 Devolution and Sustainable shipping (pages 30–50): Austin Smyth
Chapter three neighborhood delivery making plans lower than Labour (pages 51–72): Geoff Vigar and Dominic Stead
Chapter four Roads and traffic jam guidelines: One breakthrough, Steps again (pages 75–107): William Walton
Chapter five A Railway Renaissance? (pages 108–134): Jon Shaw and John Farrington
Chapter 6 gentle Rail and the London Underground (pages 135–157): Richard Knowles and Peter White
Chapter 7 A ‘Thoroughbred’ within the Making? The Bus lower than Labour (pages 158–177): John Preston
Chapter eight Ubiquitous, daily strolling and biking: The Acid try of a Sustainable shipping coverage (pages 178–197): Rodney Tolley
Chapter nine Air delivery coverage: Reconciling development and Sustainability? (pages 198–225): Brian Graham
Chapter 10 in the direction of a surely Sustainable shipping time table for the uk (pages 229–244): Phil Goodwin

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