GUIDELINES FOR DEVELOPING URBAN TRANSPORT STRATEGIES

These guidelines have been prepared to assist those charged with developing transport strategies for urban areas in the UK, and is intended to be a source of current best practice. The guidelines in addition to the introduction have seven main chapters. Chapter 2 explains the process by which a transport strategy may be established (a chart of this process is included). Chapter 3 describes ways in which objectives can be formulated and problems identified. Chapter 4 describes the full range of potential components of urban transport strategies, and highlights the likely contribution each component may make to the achievement of objectives. Chapter 5 describes the appraisal process. Chapter 6 describes the range of computer-based models for forecasting demand for travel and resulting levels of service on the transport system. Chapter 7 includes the various ways in which the public may be consulted on, informed about and invited to participate in the strategy development process. Chapter 8 describes the planning process through which a strategy must pass on its way to being implemented as a phased sequence of schemes, and also explains the sources of potential funds.

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    INSTITUTION OF HIGHWAYS & TRANSPORTATION

    6 ENDSLEIGH STREET
    LONDON,   United Kingdom  WC1H 0DZ
  • Publication Date: 1996

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 238 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00724183
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • ISBN: 0-902993-18-3
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Aug 19 1996 12:00AM