Transport for Quality of Life develops sustainable transport solutions
This report shows that Britain's regional rail networks could achieve major gains by reforms to cut out profit leakage and fragmentation. The report quantifies the benefits, suggests alternative structures, and draws lessons from other rail systems in Europe.
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Attractive alternatives to car use
Spatial planning that reduces the need for car travel in the first place
Promotion of smarter travel choices
These practices are essential to shift our transport patterns to lower carbon intensity - to stabilise the climate and to make our transport system robust to increasing oil scarcity.
The car is an ever-ready transport solution for an individual, but it is also a ‘social trap’: its unfettered use by many individuals leads to social and environmental degradation that no individual wants.
Clever planning and transport measures are needed to wean us away from our cars. Transport for Quality of Life is at the forefront of developing a body of evidence and experience that shows how it can be done.
Transport isn’t working. Lynn Sloman's book Car Sick shows why, and sets out clearly what the answers are. A must-read for everyone interested in transport.
Stephen Joseph, Executive Director, Campaign for Better Transport
Transport for Quality of Life is founded on ethical principles which underpin our choice of work and the way we undertake it.