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Placing the public in integrated transport planning

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  • Booth, Chris
  • Richardson, Tim
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    The paper argues the need for a more nuanced debate over the place of public involvement in transport planning in Britain, in the context of the current democratic turn in governance. The recent policy shift towards integrated transport has been accompanied by significant institutional changes, which have created a new framework for transport planning, with important implications for public involvement. Yet many issues underlying the new participative approach to transport planning have yet to be resolved. In this paper, the wider socio-political context for increasing inclusivity in planning processes is discussed, followed by a brief analysis of the condition of public involvement in transport planning in Britain. A conceptual framework then draws together the issues to be considered when planning programmes for public involvement in transport planning.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Transport Policy.

    Volume (Year): 8 (2001)
    Issue (Month): 2 (April)
    Pages: 141-149

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:trapol:v:8:y:2001:i:2:p:141-149
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    1. Richardson, Tim & Haywood, Russ, 1996. "Deconstructing transport planning : Lessons from policy breakdown in the English Pennines," Transport Policy, Elsevier, vol. 3(1-2), pages 43-53.
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