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Module Reading List

Transport Land Use and Development, 2017/18, Semester 2
Dr Dave Milne
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

General texts:

Berechman J et al (1996) (eds). Transport and land use. Edward Elgar.

Hoyle B and Knowles R eds (1998). Modern Transport Geography. 2nd edition, John Wiley.

Mees, Paul (2010). Transport for suburbia : beyond the automobile age. Earthscan, London.

Stephen V. Ward (2004). Planning and urban change. Sage, London.

Journal of transport and land use (2008+) University of Minnesota.


…a new, “free, open-access, peer-reviewed journal exploring the intersection of networks and activity”. First edition summer 2008, so still unproven. But likely to cover material on the most recent developments in research & understanding.

The relationship between transport, land use & development:

Special Issue of the journal Transportation.(vol 23, 1996)- various papers relating to induced traffic including good ones by Mackie, Bonsall, Coombe, and Goodwin.

ACTRA (1979). Report of the Advisory Committee on Trunk Road Assessment, Section 20 and App G. HMSO. (‘The Leitch Committee Report’)

SACTRA (1994). Trunk Roads and the Generation of Traffic. HMSO

SACTRA (1999).Transport and the Economy. The Stationery Office


Department for Transport (2004).Transport and city competitiveness: literature review. HMSO http://www.transportworks.org/evidence-base/dft-2004-transport-and-city-competitiveness-literature-review

Department For Transport (2006) The Eddington transport Study. HMSO, London. http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/http:/www.dft.gov.uk/about/strategy/transportstrategy/eddingtonstudy/

Cairns S , Hass-Klau C and Goodwin PH (1998).Traffic impact of highway capacity reductions : assessment of the evidence. Landor Publishing

Spence N and Linneker B (1994). Evolution of the motorway network and changing levels of accessibility in Great Britain.Journal of transport geography. 2, 247-264

Ecotec and TPA (for Department of the Environment/Department of Transport) Reducing transport emissions through planning HMSO 1993 (Part II is a review of interrelationships between land use, transport infrastructure and travel behaviour)

Newman P and Kenworthy J (1989). Cities and automobile dependence : a sourcebook, Gower Aldershot - an international review of effect of city form on car use (or see a 1991 paper by same authors in Transport Reviews 11 (3).

Younes B (1993). Roads in urban areas - to build or not to build? Transport reviews. 13 (12)

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Hartshorn T A (1992)Interpreting the city : an urban geography, Chichester Wiley (2nd Edition)

Taaffe JE, Morril RL and Gould PR (1993). Transport expansion in underdeveloped countries: a comparative analysis. Geographical Review. 53 503-29

Vance JE (1970).The merchant's world : the geography of wholesaling, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice Hall

Button K J (1993).Transport Economics. Edward Elgar Publishing. (chapter 2 on Movement, Transport and Location gives good introduction to micro-economic models of land use)

Simmonds D and Coombe D (1997) Transport Effects of Land Use Change. Traffic engineering and control., Vl 38 (12).

Webster FV and Paulley NJ (1990) An International Study of Land Use and Transport Interaction  Transport reviews.10 (4)

(a report of the ‘ISGLUTI’ project on land use transport interaction models, see also Transport reviews.11 (3))

Hensher DA and Button KJ (2000). Handbook of Transport Modelling  Pergamon. (see particularly the Introduction and chapters 1 and 9)

Wegener, Michael (1994) Operational urban models: State of the art.  American Planning Association. Journal of the American Planning Association.; Winter 1994; 60, 1; p17-26

Berechman, J., Small, K.A. (1988). Modeling land use and transportation: An interpretive review for growth areas.Environment and planning. A : environment and planning. 20(10): 1285-1309.

Hunt, J.D., Kriger, D.S., Miller, E.J (2005) Current operational land use transport modelling frameworks: A review. Transport reviews.25:3, pp329-376

Chang, J. (2006) Models of the relationship between transport and land use : A review. Transport reviews.26, 3, pp325-350.

Echenique, Marcial H., A. D. Flowerdew, J. D. Hunt, T. R. Mayo, I. J. Skidmore, and D. C. Simmonds (1990). The MEPLAN models of Bilbao, Leeds and Dortmund. Transport reviews. 10(4): 309-22.

Simmonds, David (1999). The design of the DELTA land-use modelling package. Environment and planning. B : planning and design.: Planning and Design 26:665-84.

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Planning and Sustainable Development:

Department for Transport (2002) Planning Policy Guidance 13. HMSO: London.


Commission of the European Communities (1990). Towards Trans European Networks, COM (90) 585) http://aei.pitt.edu/2935/1/2935.pdf

Still BG, May AD and Bristow AL (1999). The assessment of transport impacts on land use: practical uses in strategic planning. Transport policy. 6.

UK strategy for sustainable development : consultation paper / Department of the Environment. [London] : Department of the Environment, 1993.

Towards sustainability : a European Community programme of policy and action in relation to the environment and sustainable development.. Luxembourg : OOPEC, 1993.

Towards sustainable transport infrastructure : a sectoral approach in practice / European Commission. Directorate-General for Development. Luxembourg : Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 1996.

Barriers to sustainable transport : institutions, regulation and sustainability / edited by Piet Rietveld and Roger R. Stough. London : Spon, 2005. TRAN G-7

Urban transport policy : a sustainable development tool : proceedings of the International Conference CODATU VIII, Cape Town, South Africa, 21-25 September 1998 = La politique de déplacements urbains : outil de développement durable : Actes du Congres International CODATU VIII, Le Cap, Afrique du Sud, 21-25 September 1998 / edited by Peter Freeman & Christian Jamet. Rotterdam ; Brookfield : A.A. Balkema, 1998.

Urban travel and sustainable development.. Paris : European Conference of Ministers of Transport, c1995.

Modernising planning : a progress report / by Richard Caborn. London : Dept. of the Environment, Transport and the Regions, c1999. Geog K-1

Unsustainable transport : city transport in the new century / David Banister. London, New York : Spon Press, 2005.

Sustainable local communities for the 21st century : why and how to prepare for an effective Local Agenda 21 strategy. London : Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions and the Local Government Association, c1997.

Transport, the environment and sustainable development / edited by David Banister and Kenneth Button.London ; New York : E & FN Spon, 1993.

Transport in the urban environment..London : Institution of Highways & Transportation, 1997.

Black, William R. (1998). Sustainability of transport. In: Hoyle, Brian and Richard Knowles (eds), Modern transport geography. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons. 337-351.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) (2005). Sustainable development: the UK Government’s approach – ensuring a better quality of life for everyone, now and for generations to come. (website)

Department of the Environment (1994). Sustainable development: the UK strategy. London: HMSO.

Hunter, Colin, John Farrington and William Walton (1998). Transport and the environment. In: Hoyle, Brian and Richard Knowles (eds), Modern transport geography. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons. 97-114.

Lucas, Karen, Chris Marsh and Peter Jones (2000). Implementing sustainable property development : a report on the potential for the property sector to influence, and promote, sustainable travel patterns through land use decisions and property design. London: Landor Publishing.

Purvis, Martin and Alan Grainger (eds) (2004). Exploring sustainable development : geographical perspectives. London: Earthscan.

World Commission on Environment and Development (1987). Our common future. London: Oxford University Press.

Stern, Nicholas (2007). The economics of climate change : the Stern review. Cambridge University Press.

Barker, Kate (2006). The Barker review of land use planning: final report – recommendations. HMSO, London. http://www.communities.gov.uk/documents/planningandbuilding/pdf/154265.pdf

Docherty, I. and Mackie, P. (2010) Planning for transport in the wake of Stern and Eddington. Regional studies., 44 (8). pp. 1085-1096.

A useful list of sources on “planning for sustainable travel” can also be found on the Commission for Integrated Transport’s website at: http://cfit.independent.gov.uk/pubs/2009/sustainable/guide/07.htm#02 - shows web content selected for preservation by The National Archives. The Commission for Integrated Transport (CfIT) was abolished on 14 October 2010, this website will no longer be updated as of 22 December 2010.

This reading list covers general texts. Additional reading matter may be referenced & recommended during individual lectures.

This list was last updated on 10/05/2012