- An authoritative reader providing a critical review of recent British transport policies.
- Looks at possible solutions to Britain’s ongoing transport problems.
- A source of well-informed opinion and ideas on topics such as private-public partnerships, delivering a sustainable transport policy, and new opportunities for the railways.
- Written by leading practitioners and academics.
1. Introduction: Transport Policy in Uncertain Times. (Francis Terry).
2. Solving Congestion. (Phil Goodwin).
3. Greater London – Growing or Shrinking – A Discussion. (Terence Bendixson).
4. Climate Change and a Sustainable Transport Policy. (Mayer Hillman).
5. Bringing Buses up to Standard. (Stephen Joseph).
6. The Impact of Evidence on Transport Policy-Making: the Case of Road Construction. (Francis Terry).
7. Cars in the Landscape: Some Undefined Questions for Transport Policy. (Reg Harman).
8. Sustainable Transport Policy: the Contribution from Behavioural Scientists. (Linda Steg).
9. Crossing London: Overcoming Obstacles to Crossrail. (Stephen Glaister and Tony Travers).
Part II: Finance and Management Issues.
10. Railpolitik: The Financial Realities of Operating Britain’s National Railways. (Jean Shaoul).
11. Transport, Tax-Payers and the Treasury. (Don Riley).
12. Past Abuses and Future Uses of Private Finance and Public-Private Partnerships in Transport. (Stephen Glaister).
13. Realising the New Opportunity for the Railways. (Tony Bolden and Reg Harman).
14. A Financial Appraisal of the London Underground Public-Private Partnership. (Jean Shaoul).
15. Regulatory Control of the Track Access Charges of Railtrack plc. (John Stittle).
16. Delivering Better Transport? An Evaluation of the Ten-Year Plan for the Railway Industry: Gerald Crompton and Robert Jupe.
17. The Company Response to Government Policies on Transport. (John Elliott).