Land Use and Transport: European Research Towards Integrated by Stephen Marshall, David Banister

By Stephen Marshall, David Banister

It is a text/reference, written in a mode obtainable to non-specialists in addition to educational researchers. It exhibits the inter-relationships among delivery and land use making plans, emphasising the character in their integration, and displaying advantages of integration. It demonstrates examine findings and attracts conclusions for program to coverage and perform. it truly is coherent and entire and relies on an important set of lately accomplished eu examine initiatives (PLUME). It makes a speciality of the relationships among delivery and land use making plans. It addresses basic subject matters and expert issues prior to delivering a synthesis to the dialogue. the knowledge is amassed from the PLUME venture.

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Is addressed in project Themes and Relationships 27 2. Strategy development. In a certain sense, all 12 projects developed strategies. But only ARTISTS, ASI, ECOCITY, PROMPT, PROPOLIS, PROSPECTS, SCAT­ TER and TRANSPLUS paid attention to the process and methodology of how strategies are developed. CITYFREIGHT, PROMPT, PROPOLIS, PROSPECTS, SCATTER and TRANSPLUS explicitly addressed the potential of combinations of policies, or policy packages. Strategy development is intrinsically linked to strategy appraisal, and in many cases, involves public participation.

Consequential the town’s various neighbourhoods were developed without any tram or light rail connections between them. The context to develop mobility policies has changed with the obligation to develop an Urban Mobility Master Plan (UMMP) for conurbations with over 100 000 inhabitants with 40 C. Sessa the compulsory objectives to reduce car traffic and improve public transport. Also the French state provided two billion French Francs in 2001 in support of actions to develop public transport. In Orléans, a polycentric structure of “support centres” to provide everyday services has been created, and this has become the main issue of the mobility policy.

Only four projects explicitly dealt with urban freight transport. CITYFREIGHT dealt exclusively with urban freight transport. In ARTISTS, loading and unloading was considered as a function to be accommo­ dated in the street space. ECOCITY considered city logistics, and PROSPECTS discussed various freight-related policies. Sustainable urban freight transport is connected to land use planning, as well as infrastructure provision and management. 10. Vehicle technology measures. ECOCITY, PROPOLIS, SUTRA and TRANSPLUS considered the impact of cleaner cars on air quality or of more energy-efficient cars on greenhouse gas emissions and air quality.

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