Public Transport Back at Centre Stage

Bayliss, David
October 1999
Logistics & Transport Focus;Oct99, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p43
Trade Publication
The British government is responsible for managing and controlling public transport by setting up a framework for transport policy which reflects all the economic, social and environmental objectives in the country. It is important that the degree of financial and other support for public transport must reflect the benefits that public transport can bring as part of an integrated transport policy. Comparison of rail infrastructure development and investment in Great Britain and the rest of Europe indicates the need to improve efficiency and service quality. In conclusion, land use and activity patterns must allow walking, cycling, public transport use to the choice mode for a substantially higher proportion of daily journeys.


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