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Global Transferability of Policies, Models and Methods, 2019/20, Semester 2
Paul Timms
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Policy transfer in transport studies

Ashmore, D.P., Pojani, D., Thoreau, R., Christie, N., & Tyley, N.A., 2018. The symbolism of 'eco cars' across national cultures: Potential implications for policy formulation and transfer. Transportation research. Part D, Transport and environment. ISSN: 1361-9209 63 560-575

Attard, M., Enoch, M., 2011. Policy transfer and the introduction of road pricing in Valletta, Malta. Transport policy. ISSN: 0967-070X 18, 544–553

Ayataç H, 2007. The International Diffusion of Planning Ideas: The Case of Istanbul, Turkey. Journal of Planning History ISSN: 1538-5132 6:2 114-137

Bok R, 2015. Airports on the move? The policy mobilities of Singapore Changi Airport at home and abroad. Urban studies. ISSN: 0042-0980 52(14) 1558-1576

Bray, D.J., Taylor, M.A.P., Scrafton, D., 2011. Transport policy in Australia—Evolution, learning and policy transfer. Transport policy. ISSN: 0967-070X 18 522–532

Bulkeley, H., 2006. Urban sustainability: learning from best practice? Environment and planning. A : environment and planning. ISSN: 0308-518x 38, 1029-1044

Colomb, C., 2007. The added value of transnational cooperation: Towards a new framework for evaluating learning and policy change. Planning practice and research ISSN: 0269-7459 22(3), 347-372.

De Jong, M., Edelenbos, J., 2007. An insider´s look into policy transfer in transnational expert networks. European planning studies. ISSN: 0965-4313 15(5), 687-706

Dolowitz, D., Marsh, D., 1996. Who learns what from whom: A review of the policy transfer literature. Political studies. ISSN: 0032-3217; 1467-9248 44(2), 343-357

Dolowitz, D., Marsh, D., 2000. Learning from abroad: The role of policy transfer in contemporary policy-making. Governance. ISSN: 0952-1895 13(1), 5-24.

Farmer, D., Perl, A., 2018. The role of policy learning in urban mobility adaptation: exploring Vancouver's plan to remove the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts. Urban research & practice ISSN: 1753-5069

James, O., Lodge, M., 2003. The limitations of ‘policy transfer’ and ‘lesson drawing’ for public policy research. Political studies review. ISSN: 1478-9299; 1478-9302 1(3), 179-193

Lucas, K., Currie, G., 2012. Developing socially inclusive transportation policy: transferring the United Kingdom policy approach to the State of Victoria? Transportation. ISSN: 0049-4488 39, 151–173

Macário, R., Marques, C.F., 2008. Transferability of sustainable urban mobility measures. Research in transportation economics. ISBN: 0892322721 (v.1); 0892325925 (v.2); 0892326913 (v.3); 155938915X (v.4); 0762302232 (v.5); 0739-8859 22(1) 146–156

Marsden, G., Stead, D., 2011. Policy transfer and learning in the field of transport: A review of concepts and evidence. Transport policy. ISSN: 0967-070X 18 492–500

Marsden G, Frick K T, May A D, Deakin E, 2012. Bounded rationality in policy learning amongst cities: Lessons from the transport sector Environment and planning. A : environment and planning. ISSN: 0308-518x 44 905–920

McCann, E., Ward, K., 2012. Assembling urbanism: following policies and `studying through' the sites and situations of policy making. Environment and planning. A : environment and planning 44, 42-51

Monios J, 2017. Policy transfer or policy churn? Institutional isomorphism and neoliberal covergence in the transport sector. Environment and planning. A, Environment and planning. ISSN: 0308-518x 49(2) 351-371 

Olsen S, Fearnley N, 2014. Policy transfer of public transport funding schemes - the case of Norway Research in transportation economics. ISBN: 0892322721 (v.1); 0892325925 (v.2); 0892326913 (v.3); 155938915X (v.4); 0762302232 (v.5); 0739-8859 48 429-433

Park C, Wilding M, Chung C, 2014 The importance of feedback: Policy transfer, translation and the role of communication Policy studies. ISSN: 0144-2872 35:4 397-412

Parkes S D, Marsden G, Shaheen S A, Cohen A P, 2013 Understanding the diffusion of public bikesharing systems: evidence from Europe and North America Journal of transport geography. ISSN: 0966-6923 31 94–103

Peck J, 2011. Geographies of policy: From transfer-diffusion to mobility-mutation. Progress in human geography. ISSN: 0309-1325 35(6) 773–797

Pojani D, Stead D, 2014. Going Dutch? The export of sustainable land-use and transport planning concepts from the Netherlands. Urban studies. ISSN: 0042-0980 52(9) 1558-1576

Stead, D., de Jong, M., Reinholde, I., 2008. Urban transport policy transfer in Central and Eastern Europe. DisP : the planning review. ISSN: 0251-3625  44(1), 62-73

Thomas, R., Pojani, D., Lenferink, S., Bertolini, L, Stead, D & van der Krabben, E., 2018. Is transit-orinted development 9TOD) an internationall transferable policy concept? Regional studies. ISSN: 0034-3404 52(9) 1201-1213

Timms, P. M., 2011. Urban transport policy transfer: ‘top down’ and ‘bottom up’ perspectives. Transport policy. ISSN: 0967-070X 18(3) 513-521

Timms P M, 2014. Transferability of urban freight transport measures: a case study of Cariacica (Brazil)Research in Transportation Business & Management ISSN: 2210-5395 11  63-74

Wood A, 2014a. Learning through policy tourism: circulating bus rapid transit from South America to South Africa. Environment and planning. A : environment and planning. ISSN: 0308-518x 46 2654 – 2669

Wood A, 2014b. The Politics of Policy Circulation: Unpacking the Relationship between South African and South American Cities in the Adoption of Bus Rapid Transit. Antipode. ISSN: 0066-4812 47(4) 1062-1079



Chalana M. & Sprague T.S. (2013) Beyond Le Corbusier and the modernist city: reframing Chandigarh's ‘World Heritage’ legacy, Planning Perspectives ISSN: 0266-5433, 28:2, 199-222

Dunn N., Cureton P, Pollastri S. (2014) A visual history of the future. UK Government’s Foresight Future of Cities Project. Available online

Hall P. (2014) Cities of Tomorrow: An Intellectual History of Urban Planning and Design Since 1880, 4th Edition. Wiley-Blackwell.

ITDP (2015) A global high shift cycling scenario.

Perera N. (2004) Contesting visions: hybridity, liminality and authorship of the Chandigarh plan, Planning Perspectives ISSN: 0266-5433, 19:2, 175-199

Pinder D. (2005) Visions of the city : utopianism, power, and politics in twentieth-century urbanism ISBN: 0415953111 (pb : alk. paper); 0415953103 (hb : alk. paper). Edinburgh University Press.

Pow C.P. (2014) License to travel, City : analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action. ISSN: 1360-4813, 18:3, 287-306

This list was last updated on 30/01/2019