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Modelling requirements for local transport plans in the UK

Shepherd, S.P., Timms, P.M. and May, A.D. (2006) Modelling requirements for local transport plans in the UK. Transport Policy, 13. pp. 307-313. ISSN 0967-070X

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Abstract

The aim of the paper is to provide a number of recommendations for use of transport and land use planning models in the formulation of local transport plans. It is based on a study of Local Transport Plans (LTPs) in England. LTPs are required by central government (Department for Transport) as part of its process of allocating funds to local authorities. The first round of LTPs (for which 85 authorities submitted plans) was carried out in 1999-2000 and the next round will be required in 2005. Authorities are also required to produce Annual Progress Reports (APRs) summarising the progress made towards meeting the objectives laid out in the LTP. The research was carried out in two stages, the first being a review of current guidance, publicly available Local Transport Plans and other relevant material, the second being a series of case study interviews with five local authorities. From these two processes a number of recommendations on modelling requirements and use of models were put forward classified by the size of the local authority

Item Type: Article
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2006 Elsevier B.V.. This is an author produced version of a paper published in Transport Policy. Uploaded in accordance with the publisher's self-archiving policy.
Keywords: Local Transport Planning, Modelling, Appraisal
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Environment (Leeds) > Institute for Transport Studies (Leeds)
Depositing User: Adrian May
Date Deposited: 03 May 2007
Last Modified: 08 Jun 2014 04:08
Published Version: http://www.elsevier.com/locate/tranpol
Status: Published
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: 10.1016/j.tranpol.2005.12.002
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URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/2445

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