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TRAN2041 Module Reading List

Transport, Energy and Environment, 2019/20, Semester 1
Dr Yvonne Barnard
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Some recommended reading, more references to be found on the lecture slides.

Climate change, energy and policy:

Axsen, J., Goldberg, S. & Bailey, J. 2015b. Electrifying Vehicles. Insights from the Canadian plug-in vehicles study. Simon Fraser University Available from:

Banister, D. (ed) Transport policy and the environment ISBN: 0419231404. Spon.

Banister, D. and Anable, J. (2009) Transport Policies and Climate Change. Chapter 5 in Davoudi, S., Crawford, J. and Mehmood, A. (eds) Planning for Climate Change: strategies for mitigation and adaptation for spatial planners. Earthscan.

Chapman, L. (2007) Transport and climate change: a review. Journal of transport geography. ISSN: 0966-6923. 15: 344-367.

Cluzel, C., Lane, B., Standen, E.; Anable, J., and Slater, S. (2013). Pathways to high penetration of electric vehicles – Final report for The Committee on Climate Change. December 2013. Available from:

EEA (2007) Transport and environment: in the way to a new common transport policy. European Environment agency. Available here:

ICCT (2015) From laboratory to road: a 2015 update of official and “real-world” fuel consumption and CO2 values for passenger cars in Europe. International Council on Clean Transportation, Berlin.

IEA (2012) Global Transport Outlook to 2050 (and later updates):

OLEV (2013) Driving the future today, A strategy for ultra low emission vehicles in the UK, the Office for Low Emission Vehicles, September 2013,

Zachariadis, T. (2013) Gasoline, diesel and climate policy implications—Insights from the recent evolution of new car sales in Germany. Energy Policy. ISSN: 0301-4215, 54, 23-32.


Hitchcock et al. (2013) Road Transport and Air Quality: Impacts and Solutions. A report to the RAC Foundations from Ricardo AEA:

ICCT (2014) Real-world exhaust emissions from modern diesel cars: A meta-analysis of PEMS data from EU (Euro 6) and US (Tier 2 Bin 5 / ULEV II) diesel passenger cars. International Council on Clean Transportation, Berlin.

Yim, SHL and Barrett, SRH . (2012) Public Health Impacts of Combustion Emissions in the United Kingdom. Environmental science and technology. ISSN: 0013-936X, 46, 4219-4296


Coffin A W (2007) From roadkill to road ecology: A review of the ecological effects of roads, Journal of transport geography. ISSN: 0966-6923, 15, 396-406


Department of Transport Welsh Office, 1988, Calculation of Road Traffic Noise, Available online 


Department of Transport (DfT), “Road Accidents Great Britain”, (annually):

World Health oragnisation:

Lum, H & Reagan, J.A. (1995). "Interactive Highway Safety Design Model: Accident Predictive Module". Public Roads Magazine.

Tight, M., Page, M., Wolinski, A., and Dixey, R. (1998), Casualty reduction or danger reduction: conflicting approaches or means to achieve the same ends?, Transport policy. ISSN: 0967-070X, Volume 5, Issue 3, Pages 185-192

Walking and cycling:

Alfonzo, M (2005) ‘To walk or not to walk? The hierarchy of walking needs’ Environment and behavior. ISSN: 0013-9165 37, 808-36

Dawson, J., Hillsdon, J., Boller, I. et al (2007) ‘Perceived barriers to walking in the neighbourhood environment and change in physical activity levels over 12 months’ British journal of sports medicine. ISSN: 0306-3674; 1473-0480, 41, 562-8

Handy, S., Cao, X., Mokhtarian, P. (2006) ‘Self-selection in the relationship between the built environment and walking: evidence from North California’ Journal of the American Planning Association. ISSN: 0194-4363, 72, 55-74


COPERT III - Computer Programme to Calculate Emissions from Road Transport - Methodology and Emission Factors,

Department of Transport Welsh Office, 1988, Calculation of Road Traffic Noise, Available online


The UK Emission Factors database is at:

Equity and environmental justice:

Lucas K., 2006, Providing for social inclusion within a framework for environmental justice in the UK, Transportation research. Part A, Policy and practice. ISSN: 0965-8564, 40(10)

Mitchell, G., and Dorling D., 2003, An environmental justice analysis of British air quality, Environment and planning. A, Environment and planning. ISSN: 0308-518x, 35(5).

Environmental Assessment:

Department of Transport, 1993, Design Manual for Roads and Bridges. Volume 11: Environmental Assessment Section 3. Also available on the web at:

Glasson J, Therivel R and Chadwick A, 2005, Introduction to Environmental Impact Assessment, 3rd Edition, Routledge

Box J et al. (2006) Guidelines for Ecological Impact Assessment in the United Kingdom, 

This list was last updated on 26/09/2018