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Title: Travel plans: a way forward?
Authors: Enoch, Marcus P.
Ison, Stephen G.
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: ICE Publishing: All rights reserved
Citation: ENOCH, M.P. and ISON, S.G., 2013. Travel plans: a way forward? Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Urban Design and Planning, 166 (2), pp.126-135.
Abstract: The travel plan can be defined as a long-term management strategy for an organisation and its various sites or business park; the plan seeks to deliver transport objectives through positive action and is articulated by a document that is regularly reviewed. Importantly, unlike more 'traditional' measures, they can be effective at reducing car use while being politically acceptable and relatively cheap and quick to introduce. Given that politicians and their officials have often seen transport problems as being extremely difficult to solve, it is therefore strange that they have seemingly ignored the apparent significant potential of the travel plan. Interviews were undertaken with ten travel plan experts in the UK, the aim being to ascertain their views on the current state of play with respect to travel plans and their predictions for the future. From these a series of recommendations is presented as to how travel plan policy may be conducted in the future.
Description: Permission is granted by ICE Publishing to print one copy for personal use. Any other use of these PDF files is subject to reprint fees.
Sponsor: UK Department for Transport and the National Business Travel Network
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1680/udap.10.00042
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/12947
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/udap.10.00042
ISSN: 1755-0793
Appears in Collections:Published Articles (Civil and Building Engineering)

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