Reallocating Roadspace: Glasgow Case Study

April 2000
Logistics & Transport Focus;Apr2000, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p4
Trade Publication
It was in 1998 that the MVA consultants company were commissioned by the Glasgow City Council to undertake traffic management development modelling and appraisal in support of the Glasgow City Center Millennium Plan (CCMP). The project was concerned with refining details of the city center management strategy and establishing perimeter road improvements necessary to implement it. In 2000, the consultant's deputy managing director Denvil Coombe has revisited the principles. The CCMP is designed to provide a better environment for pedestrians, cyclists and public transport passengers. The plan's key measures are reallocation of roadspace, quality bus corridors giving priority to buses on approaches to the city center, extension of the controlled parking zone to reduce car commuting and an urban traffic management and control.


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