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Title Managing the fundamental drivers of transport demand / European Conference of Ministers of Transport
Published Paris : Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (135 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- The Political Agenda by Isabelle Durant -- Part I. Drivers of Transport Demand -- Freight Traffic by Roger Vickerman and Jean Monnet -- Passenger Traffic by Lean-Loup Madre -- The Driving Forces behind Transport Growth and Their Implications for Policy by Arie Bleijenberg -- Part II. Policy Responses--Integration, Logistics, and Pricing -- Integrating Spatial Planning and Transport Policy by Peter Guller -- Influencing Company Logistics Management by Alan McKinnon -- How Can Infrastructure Pricing Help Rationalise Transport Demand? by Stef Proost -- One Year On: Haw the New Heavy Vehicle Fee Affected Transprot Demand in Switzerland? by Ueli Balmer -- Part III. Implemenation -- Re-Thinking the Objectives of EU Infrastructure Charging Policy by Hugh Rees -- Integrated Assessment and Effective Decision-Making Support by Tom Worsley -- Implementation Issues in Transition Economies by Wojciech Suchorzewski -- Acceptability and Feasibility of the Measures by Jorg Beckmann -- Acceptability and Feasibility of the Measures Discussed by Wim Smolders -- Conclusions for Ministers by Phil Goodwin
Summary The aim of the International Seminar was to review the key determinants of transport demand, both inside and outside the field of traditional transport Ministry responsibilities, and to identify measures for influencing these key factors. Debate at the seminar between stakeholders in the transport and environment communities revealed a large measure of agreement on the importance of demand management and on the instruments that should be employed. A small number of cases of good practice were identified in integrated transport, land use planning and charging for the use of infrastructure
Notes 136 p., ill
WWW page viewed 16 Apr. 2003
Subject Transportation -- Europe -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author European Conference of Ministers of Transport.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
ISBN 9282113760