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TRAN2041 Module Reading List

Transport, Energy and Environment, 2021/22, 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:

Anable, J. and Brand, C. (2019) Transport, energy and climate change. Chapter 3 in: Docherty, I. and Shaw, J. (eds) Transport Matters. Policy Press.

Brand, C., Anable, J. and Morton, C. (2018) Lifestyle, efficiency and limits: modelling transport energy and emissions using a socio-technical approach. Energy Efficiency. Vol 12(1): 187-205.

Department for Transport. (2021) Decarbonising Transport: a better, greener Britain.

Frost, S. et al. (2021). All Aboard: A plan for fairly decarbonising how people travel. IPPR.

Gota, S., et al. (2018). Decarbonising transport to achieve Paris Agreement targets. Energy Efficiency. 12(2): 363-386.

Hirst, D. (2020) Electric Vehicles and Infrastructure. House of Commons Library Briefing Paper Number CBP07480, 4 December 2020

IPCC, 2021: Summary for Policymakers. In: Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

van Valkengoed, A. M. and L. Steg (2019). Meta-analyses of factors motivating climate change adaptation behaviour. Nature Climate Change. 9(2): 158-163.


De Maria, L., Caputi, A., Tafuri, S., Cannone, E.S.S., Sponselli, S., Delfino, M.C., Pipoli, A., Bruno, V., Angiuli, L., Mucci, N. and Ledda, C. (2021). Health, Transport and the Environment: The Impacts of the COVID-19 Lockdown on Air Pollution. Frontiers in Public Health9, p.354.

DEFRA (2019). Air Pollution in the UK 2019.

EEA 2019 Emissions of air pollutants from transport. (Interactive database)

Morton C., Mattioli G. and Anable J. (2021). Public acceptability towards Low Emission Zones: The role of attitudes, norms, emotions, and trust. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice.150: 256-270.

Equity and environmental justice:

Barnes , J.H., Chatterton, T.J. and Longhurst, J.W. (2019). Emissions vs exposure: Increasing injustice from road traffic-related air pollution in the United Kingdom. Transportation research part D: transport and environment73, pp.56-66.

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).

Active mobility and safety:

Alfonzo, M (2005) ‘To walk or not to walk? The hierarchy of walking needs’ Environment and behavior. ISSN: 0013-9165 37, 808-36Brand, C., et al. (2021). The climate change mitigation effects of daily active travel in cities. Transportation research part D: transport and environment. 93.

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

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

Lovelace, R.,  Beecham, R.,  Heinen, E., Vidal Tortosa, E., Yang, Y., Slade, C., Roberts, A. (2020). Is the London Cycle Hire Scheme Becoming More Inclusive? An Evaluation of the Shifting Spatial Distribution of Uptake Based on 70 Million Trips. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice.

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 

World Health oragnisation:


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





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:


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

Gov.UK. Environmental Impact Assessment.


This list was last updated on 17/09/2021