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Traffic Management, 2017/18, Semester 2
Paul Timms
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Inroduction to Traffic Management

Transport planning and traffic engineering [electronic resource] ISBN: 9780340662793; 0340662794; 0080543200 (electronic bk.); 9780080543208 (electronic bk.); 9780470236192 (Wiley); 0470236191 (Wiley) (1997) Ed. by C.A. O’Flaherty. Butterworth Heinemann

Traffic Engineering Design: Principles and Practice (2005) by M. Slinn, P. Matthews & P. Guest. Butterworth Heinemann

The manual for streets : evidence and research ISBN: 1846086604 (2007) UK Department for Transport (DfT)

Manual for Streets 2 (2010)

Our Cities Ourselves by ITDP (2011)

ITDP (2011) Better streets, better cities: A guide to street design in urban India.

METRASYS (2012) Traffic Management: Guideline and manual to best practice


Dixon and Alexander (2005) Literature review of HOV lane schemes [TRL_UPR-T-002-05]

Highways Agency – Car Share Lane leaflet.

USDoT FHWA A Guide for HOT Lane Development.

WSDoT, High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes.

WSDoT (2008) HOT Lanes Pilot Project.

Bus priority (non-BRT)


Bus Priority The Way Ahead: Resource Pack. DfT (2006)

Transport in the urban environment. ISBN: 0902933213 (Ch. 24) by The Institution of Highways & Transportation, IHT Publications (1997)

Transport Planning & Traffic Engineering (Part IV) Traffic Management Ed. by C.A. O’Flaherty. Butterworth Heinemann (2005)

Traffic Engineering Design: Principles and Practice (Ch. 12) by M. Slinn, P. Matthews & P. Guest. Butterworth Heinemann (2005)

Bus Priority: Network Management Notes. by M. Higginson. IHT (1999)

DETR (2000) Bus Priority in SCOOT. Traffic Advisory Leaflet No. 8/00. •DETR (1997) Keeping buses moving - A guide to traffic management to assist buses in urban areas [LTN 1/97]


Measuring Public Transport Performance: Lessons for Developing Cities

Women’s Safety in Public Transport: A Pilot Initiative in Bhopal

Travel for All: the Commitment of European Public Transport

Informal Public Transport: Recommended Reading and Links

Informal Public Transportation Networks in Three Indonesian Cities


BRT Handbooks

The BRT Standard (2014) by ITDP.

Bus Rapid Transit Worldwide: From Quantity to Quality (Hidalgo, 2010)

Bus Rapid Transit (Wright, 2005)

Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP, 2007).

Bus Rapid Transit: Good Practice Guide (C40 Cities, 2016)

Bus Rapid Transit Systems in Asia (CAI-Asia, 2010)

BRT in specific locations

BRT in Chennai (ITDP, 2011)

Challenges and Opportunities to expand Rapid Transit in Brazil (ITDP, 2016)

Bus Rapid Transit for Greater Cairo: Prefeasibility Assessment (ITDP, 2015)

Better Rapid Transit for Greater Boston (2015)

Bangkok Rapid Transit (Kodukula, SUTP, 2010)

Colombia’s BRT Development and Expansion (CAI, 2012)

Academic references

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT): An Efficient and Competitive Mode of Public Transport. IURD Working Paper 2013-1

Cervero & Dai (2014). BRT TOD: Leveraging transit oriented development with bus rapid transit investments. Transport policy. ISSN: 0967-070X, 36

Duarte, Firmino, Prestes (2011) Learning from Failures: Avoiding Asymmetrical Views of Public Transportation Initiatives in Curitiba. Journal of Urban Technology ISSN: 1063-0732 18:3

Ernst (2005) Initiating Bus Rapid Transit in Jakarta Indonesia. Transportation Research Record 1903.

Deng & Nelson (2011) Recent Developments in Bus Rapid Transit: A Review of the Literature. Transport reviews. ISSN: 0144-1647, 31:1

Wirasinghe, Kattan, Rahman, Hubbell,Thilakaratne & Anowar (2013) Bus rapid transit – a review. International journal of urban sciences ISSN: 1226-5934 17:1


Footpaths and crossings

DfT Local Transport Note 2/95: The design of pedestrian crossings:

DfT Traffic Advisory Leaflet 1/01: Puffin pedestrian crossing:

DfT (2006) Puffin Crossings - Good Practice Guide:

DfT Traffic Advisory Leaflet 4/98: Toucan crossing development

Crabtree et al (2014) A review of pedestrian walking speeds and time needed to cross the road [TRL PPR 700]:

Pedestrian Planning and Design Guide (2009) by NZ Transport Agency

Footpath Design (2013) ITDP

Shared space and street design

DfT Local Transport Note 1/11: Shared space.

MVA (2010) Designing the future:

Karndacharuk, A., Wilson, D.J. & Dunn, R. (2014) A Review of the Evolution of Shared (Street) Space Concepts in Urban Environments, Transport reviews. ISSN: 0144-1647, 34:2, 190-220

Quimby, A. and Castle, J. (2006) A Review of Simplified Streetscape Schemes. Report prepared for TfL.

DfT (2015) National Travel Survey: England 2014.

ADB (2011) Walkability and Pedestrian Facilities in Asian Cities: State and Issues.

ITDP (2011) Better streets, better cities: A guide to street design in urban India.


Infrastructure design

CROW (2006) Design manual for bicycle traffic.. (Dutch version April 2006, English version June 2007). Centre for research and contract standardisation in civil engineering. The Netherlands. ISBN 978 90 6628 494 4

DfT (2008) Cycle Infrastructure Design, Local Transport Note 2/08. Department for Transport, London.

Lancashire County Council (2005) Lancashire - the cyclists’ county – A code for planning, designing and maintaining roads and tracks for cyclists. Lancashire County Council, Preston. file:///C:/Users/libgwa/AppData/Local/Temp/Lancashire.pdf

Transport for London (2005) London Cycle Design Standards.

DfT (2012) Shared use routes for pedestrians and cyclists. Local Transport Note 1/12.

TfGM (2014) Greater Manchester Cycling Design Guide

TfL (2014) Cycle friendly street design

Phil Jones Associates (2014) International cycling infrastructure best practice study. Report for Transport for London

Other cycling references

Australian National Cycling Strategy 2011-2016 (AUSTROADS, 2010)

LTSA (2004) Cycle network and route planning guide. Land Transport Safety Authority, New Zealand.

ECF (2014) Cycling and urban air quality: a study of European experiences. European Cyclists’ Federation.

ITDP (2015) A global high shift cycling scenario.

Pendakur V.S. (2005) Non Motorized Transport in African Cities. SSATP Working Paper no. 80.

Jacobsen, P.L. (2003) Safety in numbers: more walkers and bicyclists, safer walking and bicycling. Injury prevention. ISSN: 1353-8047. Vol. 9, pp205-209.

Ekman, L. (1996) On the treatment of flow in traffic safety analysis; a non-paramteric approach applied on vulnerable road users. Bulletin 136. Institutionen för Trafikteknik. Lunds Tekniska Högskola, Lund, Sweden. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (GW 26/04/2018) 

TRL (2012) Traffic management techniques for cyclists.

Parkin and Meyers (2010) The effect of cycle lanes on the proximity between motor traffic and cycle traffic

Walker (2007) Drivers overtaking bicyclists - Objective data on the effects of riding position, helmet use, vehicle type and apparent gender

DfT (1996) National Cycling Strategy. Department for Transport London.

DfT (2004) The future of transport - a network for 2030. Transport White Paper, July 2004. Department for Transport, London.

TAL 03/05: Cycling bibliography

DfT (2008) Delivering a sustainable transport system. Main report. Department for Transport, London.

DfT (2008) Transport Analysis Guidance TAG Unit 3.14.1 Guidance on the appraisal of walking and cycling schemes. July 2008

DfT (2016) Cycling and walking investment strategy. Department for Transport, London

Rural Traffic Management

UK and EU

DfT (2004) TAL 3/04 – Quiet Lanes

ARTS (2004) Rural Transport Handbook

TRKC (2010) Regional and Rural Transport.

Dorset AONB (2011) Traffic in Villages.

STAR (2010) Thinking about Rural Transport.

Other regions

Peet (2017) Financing Rural Transport Services in the Asia-Pacific Region

Starkey (2017) Rural Transport Services: Key Issues

IFRTD (2015) Rural Transport News.

Hine (2014) Planning Infrastructure & Services. SSATP Working paper No. 100

Starkey (2007) A Methodology for Rapid Assessment of Rural Transport Services. SSATP Working Paper No. 87.

Freight traffic managment


Transport in the urban environment. ISBN: 0902933213 (Chapter 25) Management of Heavy Goods Vehicles by The Institution of Highways & Transportation, IHT Publications (1997).

Moving freight : how to balance economy and environment. ISBN: 0902933396 by The Institution of Highways & Transportation, IHT Publications (2005).

DfT (2009) Strategy for Lorry Parking Provision in England

DfT (2003) A Guide on how to set up and run Freight Quality Partnerships

DfT (2003) Freight Quality Partnerships Case Studies

AECOM (2011) Lorry parking study - demand analysis

HA (2012) Lighting and marking Code of Practice for abnormal load self escorting vehicles

DSA (2013) Review of the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence

Urban freight

Allen, J., and Browne, M. (2008) “Review of Survey Techniques Used in Urban Freight Studies”. Report produced as part of the Green Logistics Project: Work Module 9 (Urban Freight Transport).

Austroads (2003) “Planning For Freight in Urban Areas: AP-R228”. Publication No. AP-R228/03.

BESTUFS (2007a) Good Practice Guide on Urban Freight Transport.

Browne, M., Allen, J., Attlassy, M. (2007) Comparing freight transport strategies and measures in London and Paris. International Journal of Logistics 10( 3) pp. 205-219

Stantchev, D., and Whiteing, A.E. (2006) Urban Freight Transport and Logistics: An overview of the European research and policy. TRKC Policy Brochure.

VIAJEO+ (2016) Global innovative urban logistics R&D and policy trends report


TRL (2010) Parking measures and policies research review

TfL (2012) Residential parking provision in new developments

TAL 5-95 Parking for Disabled People

RAC Foundation (2005) Parking in Transport Policy

RAC Foundation (2012) Spaced Out - Perspectives on parking policy

DfT (2010) Operational Guidance to LA - parking policy and enforcement

DfT (2008) Statutory guidance to local authorities on the civil enforcement of parking contraventions

Atkins (2008) Research into the Use and Effectiveness of Maximum Parking Standards

ATCM (2013) Re-thinking parking on the high street - Guidance on parking provision in town and city centres

SUTP (2016) On-Street Parking Management.

ITDP (2015) Parking Basics.

Speed Management

Transport in the urban environment. ISBN: 0902933213 (Ch. 20: Traffic Calming and the Control of Speed) by The Institution of Highways & Transportation, IHT Publications (1997).

The Highway Code The Stationery Office (2008).

Speed Cameras – the true effect on behaviour by D. Keenan Transport Engineering & Control (2002).

Traffic Calming: Vehicle Activated Speed Limit Reminder Signs. By D.C. Webster. TRL Report No. 177 (1995).

Transport Planning & Traffic Engineering (Ch. 25 Traffic Calming) Ed. by C.A. O’Flaherty. Butterworth Heinemann (2005).

Traffic Engineering Design: Principles and Practice (Ch. 11) by M. Slinn, P. Matthews & P. Guest. Butterworth Heinemann (2005)

Cities Safer by Design by EMBARQ (2015)

Speed Management by World Health Organisation (WHO) (2008)

This list was last updated on 03/05/2018