Topic: 7.1 traffic Policy

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transport in Towns. Some of the Options

Increasing use of cars and decentralisation of activities will continue. The resulting deterioration in public transport causes hardship to those without access to a car, including some members of car-owning households. The author considers some ways of mitigating or slowing down these trends.

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The Choice between Cars and Buses on Urban Roads

As a practical criterion it is suggested that a balance between private and public passenger transport might be planned with the object of minimising the total of all journey times. The data needed to implement such a criterion are described and a hypothetical example is give using data relating to Leicester. The method of diverting passengers from private to public transport is not revealed.

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