Typical costs of cycling interventions: interim analysis of Cycle City Ambition schemes

Typical costs of cycling interventions: interim analysis of Cycle City Ambition schemes

Typical costs of cycling interventions: interim analysis of Cycle City Ambition schemes This document provides a summary of typical costs of cycling interventions and the factors that affect them, drawn from expenditure during delivery of Phase 1 of the Cycle City Ambition (CCA) towns.  Taylor I and Hiblin B (2017) Typical Costs of Cycling Interventions: Interim…

What works? Learning from the Local Sustainable Transport Fund 2011-2015

What works? Learning from the Local Sustainable Transport Fund 2011-2015

What works? Learning from the Local Sustainable Transport Fund 2011-2015 This report compiles lessons from the Department for Transport’s four year £600m programme of investment in sustainable transport in England. It draws on structured discussions with the local authority practitioners who implemented the Local Sustainable Transport Fund to learn how future similar activities should be…

Making school travel plans work

Making school travel plans work

Making school travel plans work Most schools that become involved in school travel planning are successful in cutting car use. Reductions of around 20% are quite common, and some schools achieve more than this.  This research project involved 30 in-depth case studies of successful school travel plans, and evaluated what factors were most important in determining their…

Masterplanning checklist for sustainable transport in new developments

Masterplanning checklist for sustainable transport in new developments

Masterplanning checklist for sustainable transport in new developments This project assessed the master-planning policies required to achieve sustainable travel patterns in Housing Growth Areas. It reviewed academic and official research to compile evidence for how different planning variables, e.g. proximity to public transport services, impact on travel behaviour.  The report draws on the resulting masterplanning…

Car sick: solutions for our car-addicted culture

Car sick: solutions for our car-addicted culture

Car sick: solutions for our car-addicted culture Lynn Sloman’s book Car Sick is a passionate, well-argued case for moving away from a car-centred to a people-centred society.  By documenting where change has already been achieved it shows how it is possible to change our travel behaviour. Synopsis The twenty-first century is gridlocked. Mass motorisation has ruptured community…

Making smarter choices work

Making smarter choices work

Making smarter choices work ‘Smart’ transport measures such as workplace travel plans and personalised travel plans have great potential to reduce car use. This study evaluated the contribution that smart measures could make under different policy scenarios. It found that intensive implementation of smart measures could cut peak-time urban traffic by up to a fifth,…