• Creating a new transport vision for Egypt after revolution crisis
    The 25th January 2011 revolution is a great event for Egypt as it passes through one of the most volatile moments of its history. The transport System in Egypt is on the threshold of entering a new era that needs huge efforts in order to cope [...]
  • Supporting housing market renewal through smarter choices
    This paper sets out how a sustainable transport strategy was established to support the future development of two key areas of the city of Hull as part of the Area Action Plan (AAP). The paper explains how key stakeholders were consulted and [...]
  • Weekend cars
    This paper from, 1994, asks, with the increase of private car ownership and traffic congestion in most cities should car ownership and other car schemes be adopted such as successful versions in Sigapore [...]
  • Time For Radical Rethink On Emissions Targets
    While active travel measures such as walking and cycling have wider socio-economic and health benefits, local authorities need to be targeting middle distance commuter and leisure trips to have any real impact on carbon reduction. Recent analysis of [...]
  • How The Vulnerability of Road Networks to Climate Change Can be Reduced
    Through its membership of FEHRL (the Forum of European National Highway Research Laboratories),TRL participated in an international conference, which took place in Cologne, Germany in early December 2010. At the conference world experts gathered to [...]
  • Implementing Sutton’s approach to ‘Locking in the benefits’
    In 2006 Transport for London named the London Borough of Sutton as its first sustainable travel borough for a three-year programme. This paper describes how Sutton has developed its ‘Enabling Smarter Travel Choices’ strategy to promote [...]
  • Transport measures to improve air quality
    The UK’s record when it comes to improving poor air quality caused by road traffic, is poor. The EC has launched infringement proceedings against the UK for non-compliance with EU limit values and it is accepted at government level that meeting [...]
  • Transport’s contribution to health improvement
    This paper demonstrates the role that effective transport planning can play as part of a wider strategy to successfully promote sustainable and active transport that generates significant benefits to physical activity levels. It draws on the [...]
  • Improving energy efficiency from traffic control systems
    This paper looks at the various factors that a user should consider when setting out on the path to improved energy efficiency from their traffic control systems and offers some ‘rule-of-thumb’ values that may be helpful to readers in assessing [...]
  • A Smarter Choices approach to developing Public Bike Schemes
    This brief paper looks at using Smarter Choices techniques that have been developed to understand how to influence travel behaviour to help design, implement and subsequently operate a PBS. By developing the scheme in the context of a wider [...]