REDUCING TRAVEL!? A CASE STUDY OF EDINBURGH

Edinburgh escaped the blight of excessive road building in the 1960s and 1970s. Current travel trends are, nonetheless, gravely unsustainable - presenting a challange, which Edinburgh City Council acknowledges. A number of travel reduction policies have been developed in recent years, with some degree of success. It is questionable, however, that these can ever achieve sustainability as policies elsewhere in the city continue to promote travel-generating development. Edinburgh's mixed experience with travel reduction can provide useful lessons for other cities. (A)

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    Alexandrine Press

    P.O. Box 15, Cornmarket Street
    Oxford OC1 3EB,   England 
  • Authors:
    • MITTLER, D
  • Publication Date: 1999

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 106-17
  • Serial:
    • BUILT ENVIRONMENT
    • Volume: 25
    • Issue Number: 2
    • Publisher: ALEXANDRINE PRESS
    • ISSN: 0263-7960

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00779498
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Dec 7 1999 12:00AM