transport Policy in the United Kingdom. A critique of the 1977 White Paper

transport Policy in the United Kingdom. A critique of the 1977 White Paper

The authors describe the recent White Paper as "a pretentious failure" to secure allocational efficiency between road and rail. It recognises the need for "unorthodox" rural transport and for better subsidy management. But the problems of railway finance and local public transport are fundamentally untouched.

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