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A New Green Shovel? Options for the transport stimulus package

On Jun 9, 2020
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RT @DrGregMarsden: Please check out our new blog on 5 areas for investment to ensure any stimulus spending in transport is no regrets and climate smart. "The Green Shovel" with @jillian_anable and @iaindocherty @N8Decarbo @productivityNW https://t.co/MKgXby1zRj
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The scale and nature of the recession, the timing and efficacy of a vaccine, the public willingness to return to public transport, the future appetite for working in offices in city centres, accelerated moves to online retail… What future would government be trying to stimulate demand ...

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RT @DrGregMarsden: Please check out our new blog on 5 areas for investment to ensure any stimulus spending in transport is no regrets and climate smart. "The Green Shovel" with @jillian_anable and @iaindocherty @N8Decarbo @productivityNW https://t.co/MKgXby1zRj
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A New Green Shovel? Options for the transport stimulus package

A New Green Shovel? Options for the transport stimulus package

The scale and nature of the recession, the timing and efficacy of a vaccine, the public willingness to return to public transport, the future appetite for working in offices in city ...

Which party’s general election pledges are best for cyclists?

Which party’s general election pledges are best for cyclists?

We compare the manifestos, from Labour’s £8.2bn a year to the Tories’ pothole fund

Transport Committee to kickstart conversation on national road pricing

Transport Committee to kickstart conversation on national road pricing

Decarbonisation, congestion, and shifts towards alternative modes of transport prompt calls for a national debate on road pricing

A radical transport response to the climate emergency

A radical transport response to the climate emergency

Transport is now the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the UK and emissions are rising. This briefing outlines far-reaching changes to deliver the reductions needed and ensure a ...

Institute for Transport Studies (ITS)

Institute for Transport Studies (ITS)

For more details contact info(at)its.leeds.ac.uk ITS meet alumni in China, April 2018 Dr Yue Huang (Lecturer in Transport Engineering) and Judith Wang (Associate Professor in Civil ...

THE NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL SCENE

THE NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL SCENE

The Results of TCRP Synthesis 135" Date: October 9, 2018, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm ET Presenter(s): Will Rodman (TSS Paratransit) Host: National Transit Institute & Transportation Research Board ...

It’s the (political) economy, stupid: when it comes to urban transport, we’re doing it wrong

It’s the (political) economy, stupid: when it comes to urban transport, we’re doing it wrong

Political choices, not technological innovations, shape our urban transport systems. As long as governments continue to prize mobility over accessibility, those systems will remain ...

Five transport policies that could build thriving cities

Five transport policies that could build thriving cities

Accessibility within cities hasn't become better despite urban planners' best efforts. Creative solutions are needed to create better interconnected and concentrated cities, write Sarah ...

VANCOUVER CONGESTION PRICING: THE FUTURE OF MOBILITY IN THE CITY

VANCOUVER CONGESTION PRICING: THE FUTURE OF MOBILITY IN THE CITY

This article addresses the implementation of mobility pricing within the city of Vancouver, which includes, transit fares, tolls and congestion pricing.

5 National Transport Policies to Build Thriving Cities

5 National Transport Policies to Build Thriving Cities

Over the past 50 years, transport planners have tended to focus on reducing congestion to improve people’s mobility within cities. But increasing road…

A new look at autonomous-vehicle infrastructure

A new look at autonomous-vehicle infrastructure

Improvements in autonomous-vehicle infrastructure will promote the use of autonomous vehicles.

Road Danger Reduction

Road Danger Reduction

What is Road Danger Reduction? The road danger reduction approach to achieving safer roads seeks to reduce danger at source.  This calls for a recognition of the fact that the principal ...

David Hensher: transport economist

David Hensher: transport economist

An interview with David Hensher. He was going to be a macroeconomist, but instead has made moves in the transport and mobility sector since the 1970s.

New Webinar: Exploring the Human-Centered Mobility Principles (February 28, 2019)

New Webinar: Exploring the Human-Centered Mobility Principles (February 28, 2019)

Kevin Mills, Vice President of Policy, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Kevin Mills shapes and oversees Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s policy agenda, including federal and state legislation and ...

Fortaleza’s Progress Shows that Change is Still Possible in Brazil

Fortaleza’s Progress Shows that Change is Still Possible in Brazil

Fortaleza has shown the impact that small, low-cost interventions can have on quality of life. Pedestrian improvements such as this raised crosswalk massively improve pedestrian safety and ...