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|Title: ||Setting up local travel plan groups : the future of workplace travel planning in urban conurbations? Examples from London, UK.|
|Authors: ||Tyler, Sophie|
Enoch, Marcus P.
|Issue Date: ||2007|
|Publisher: ||© National Academy of Science|
|Citation: ||TYLER S., ENOCH, M.P. and ZHANG L., 2007. Setting up local travel plan groups : the future of workplace travel planning in urban conurbations? Examples from London, UK. IN: TRB 86th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers CD-ROM, paper 07-2164, New International Research in Transportation Demand and Parking Management, Session 553, Transportation Demand Management Committee, Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Science, Washington DC, 21-25 January|
|Abstract: ||Any group of organisations that comes together to share resources and ideas for developing
and implementing a travel plan (site based Transportation Demand Management plan, known
as a Travel Plan in the UK) in their local area could be described as a local travel plan group.
Whilst the concept is not new for workplace travel planning in North America, recently
several new variants have been established in the UK.
This paper reviews and sets out a typology of local travel plan groups, including
development zones, area based groups, Transportation Management Associations and
Business Improvement Districts. It then highlights the case of London, where, perhaps
uniquely, at least one example of each type of group is present. One new example is then
examined in more detail to illustrate some of the challenges in setting up a local travel plan
group and the way in which they may develop in the future to providing a framework for
involving businesses in local transport improvement decisions. Finally, the main
characteristics of the London groups and how they differ from their North American
predecessors are briefly explored.|
|Description: ||This is a conference paper. It was published in TRB 86th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers CD-ROM [© National Academy of Science]. The definitive version is available from: http://pubsindex.trb.org/default.asp|
|Appears in Collections:||Conference Papers (Civil and Building Engineering)|
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