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Practical lessons for winning support for radical transport projects

Enoch, Marcus and Wixey, Sarah and Ison, Stephen (2004) Practical lessons for winning support for radical transport projects. World Transport Policy & Practice, 10 (1). pp. 34-40. ISSN 1352-7614



This paper proposes that while many plans and solutions to the transport problems of the 21st Century have been mooted, very few have succeeded in significantly improving the situation within Europe. It is suggested that many schemes face problems at the project implementation stage due to adverse public and/or political reaction. This paper incorporates a series of vignettes, several of which are based on indepth interviews with practitioners directly involved in the implementation of 'radical'transport schemes from around the world in an attempt to draw lessons as to how they overcame this, not least in terms of how the implementation of alternative strategies by European policy-makers could be shaped and adopted world-wide.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:case studies, policy implementation, TDM, transport demand management, transport policy
Research Community:University of Westminster > Architecture and the Built Environment, School of
ID Code:126
Deposited On:12 Aug 2005
Last Modified:11 Aug 2010 15:29

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