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Shaping Future Transport Systems, 2021/22, Semester 1
Frances Hodgson
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue


Cobbs, R. and Coughlin, J. (1998) Are Elderly Drivers a Road Hazrd? Problem Definition and Political Impact, Journal of aging studies., 12 (4), 411-427 

Dodds, A. (2013) Comparative public policy, London: Palgrave Macmillan. Chapter 7 ‘Ideas and Public Policy’  

Dudley, G. and Richardson, J. (2000) Why does policy change? : lessons from British transport policy, 1945-99. London: Routledge 

Hall, P. (1993) ‘Policy Paradigms, Social Learning, and the State: The Case of Economic Policymaking in Britain’, Comparative politics., 25 (3), 275-96. 

Kingdon (1995) Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policies: Second Edition, London: Harper Collins (any edition fine to use) 

Dudley, G (2013) 'Why do ideas succeed and fail over time? The role of Narratives in Policy Windows and the Case of the London Congestion Charge', Journal of European public policy., 20, pp. 1139-1156 

Chen, Z. (2011) 'Is the policy window open for high speed rail in the United States: A Perspective from the multiple streams model for policymaking', Transportation Law Journal, 38 (2), 115-144. 

Transport policy context 

Marsden G; Mullen C; Bache I; Bartle I; Flinders M (2014) Carbon reduction and travel behaviour: Discourses, disputes and contradictions in governance, Transport policy., 35, pp.71-78. doi: 10.1016/j.tranpol.2014.05.012  

Mullen C; Marsden G (2015) Transport, economic competitiveness and competition: A city perspective Journal of transport geography., 49, pp.1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2015.09.009  

World Health Organisation (WHO) (2015) Global Status Report on Road Safety. WHO, Geneva - Available online:  

World Health Organisation (WHO) (2016) Air pollution levels rising in many of the world’s poorest cities; News release, Geneva. - Available online: 

Transport Measures 

Kodukula, S. (2011) Reviving the Soul in Seoul: Seoul’s experience in demolishing road infrastructure and improving public transport, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development - Available online: 

Konsult - is a knowledge database on transport measures and also provides a tool to aid thinking about measure selection (a measure option generator). Information on different types of measures can be found via the links at: The ‘measure option generator’ is at  

Orvañanos Murguía R., (2015) Share the Road: Design Guidelines for non-motorised transport in Africa UNEP and FIA Foundation - Available online: 

Pucher, J. and Buehler, R. (2008) Making Cycling Irresistible: Lessons from the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany. Transport reviews., 28, 4, 495-528. 

Transport planning 

Banister, D. (2002) ‘ Transport planning ’. Second edition. E&FN Spon. 

Bonsall, P., Beale, J., Paulley, N., & Pedler, A. (2005) The differing perspectives of road users and service providers, Transport policy., 12 (4), 334-344 

Ison, S. and Wall, S. (2003) Market- and non-market-based approaches to traffic related pollution: the perception of key stakeholders, International journal of transport management., 1, 133-143. 

ITF (2015) ITF Transport Outlook, 

Jeon, C.M., and Amekudzi, A. (2005) Addressing Sustainability in Transportation Systems: Definitions, Indicators, and Metrics, Journal of infrastructure systems., March, 31-50, 2005, ASCE 

Meyer, M.D. and Miller, E.J. (2001) Urban transportation planning : a decision-oriented approach, 2nd Edition, McGraw-Hill, Singapore, 

Land use 

D. Hunt, D. S.Krigerand E. J. Miller (2005) Current operational urban land-use-transport modelling frameworks: A review, Transport reviews., Vol. 25, No. 3, 329–376, May 2005 

Michael Iacono, David Levinson and Ahmed El-Geneidy Models of Transportation and Land Use Change: A Guide to the Territory, Journal of Planning Literature , Vol. 22, No. 4 (May 2008), DOI: 10.1177/0885412207314010 

M Wegener, (1994) Urban/regional models and planning cultures: lessons from cross-national modelling projects, Environment and planning. B : planning and design.  1994, volume 21, pages 629-641. 

Wegener, Michael, (1994) Operational urban models: State of the art, American Planning Association. Journal of the American Planning Association.; Winter 1994; 60, 1; ABI/INFORM Global. pg. 17. 


Button, K.J. (2010) Transport economics (3rd edition). Edward Elgar: London. 

Cowie, J. (2010) The economics of transport : a theoretical and applied perspective. Routledge: London 

Mallard, G., Glaister, S. (2008) Transport economics : theory, application and policy. Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke 

Environment - Air Quality 

Greater London Authority (GLA). 2010. London Clearing the air - The Mayor’s Air Quality Strategy. December 2010. 

Franco, V., Sánchez, F., P., German, J., Mock, P. 2014. Real-world exhaust emissions from modern diesel cars. White Paper – October 2014.  

 DEFRA. 2018. Air quality: draft Clean Air Strategy. 

 ICCT. 2018. Topics in Vehicle emissions testing. 


Ortuzar JD, Willumsen LG (2011). Modelling Transport. 4th Edition, Wiley. 

Atkins, ST (1987). The crisis for transportation planning modelling, Transport reviews., 7:4, 307-325, DOI: 10.1080/01441648708716664 

Modelling: Economics 

Flyvbjerg B,Skamris Holm SK & Buhl SL (2006) Inaccuracy in Traffic Forecasts, Transport reviews., 26:1, 1-24. 

 Additional references 

Hickman, R., O. Ashiru and D. Banister (2011) Transitions to low carbon transport futures: strategic conversations from London and Delhi Journal of transport geography.ISSN: 0966-6923, Volume 19, Issue 6, (November 2011) 

OECD/IEA (2009) Transport, Energy and CO2: Moving towards sustainability Joint Report for the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development and the International Energy Agency, Paris  

Jan Rouwendal and Erik T. Verhoef, (2006) Basic economic principles of road pricing: From theory to applications, Transport policy.ISSN: 0967-070X, Volume 13,2, pp106-114. 

Koh, Andrew, May, A.D., Blackledge, D. et al. (1 more author) (2010) Road user charging and implications for transport policy: Findings from the CURACAO project. In: General Proceedings of the 12th World Conference on Transport Research Society. World Conference on Transport Research 2010, 11-15 July 2010, Lisboa Congress Centre, Lisbon. ISBN 978-989-96986-0-4 - Available online: 

Institute for Transport Policy Studies (2004) Urban Transport and the Environment: An international perspective. Emerald: Bingley 

Dimitriou, H T, 2006, ‘Towards a Generic Sustainable Urban Transport Strategy for Middle Sized Cities in Asia: Lessons from Ningbo, Kanpur and Solo’. Habitat international.ISSN: 0197-3975, 30, 1082-1099. 

Ison, S. and Wall, S. (2003) Market- and non-market-based approaches to traffic related pollution: the perception of key stakeholders, International journal of transport management ., 1, 133-143. 

Whiteing, A E (2015), Can We Achieve Low Carbon Freight? University of Leeds ‘Mobility & Energy Futures’ series, 

Ballantyne, E E F, Lindholm, M and Whiteing, A E (2013), A Comparative Study of Urban Freight Transport Planning: Addressing Stakeholder Needs. Journal of transport geography.ISSN: 0966-6923, vol.32, pp.93-101, 

Nahlik, M J, Kaehr, A T, Chester, M V, Horvath, A and Taptich, M N (2015), Goods Movement Life Cycle Assessment for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals, Journal of industrial ecology.ISSN: 1088-1980; 1530-9290 (Online), DOI: 10.1111/jiec.12277. 

Allen, J, Browne M, Woodburn A and Leonardi, J (2012), The Role of Urban Consolidation Centres in Sustainable Freight Transport. Transport reviews.ISSN: 0144-1647, Volume 32, Issue 4, pp.473-490. 

Browne, M, Allen, J, Nemoto, T and Visser, J (2010), Light goods vehicles in urban areas. Procedia Social and Behavioral SciencesISSN: 1877-0428, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp.5911-5919. doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.04.006 

UK ‘FreightBestPractice’ documents on Freight Quality Partnerships’ (FQPs), including 

  • Guide on how to use and operate FQPs
  • FQP case studies
  • Local Authority Freight Management Guide.

These can be downloaded from 

TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 90: Bus Rapid Transit, Volume 1: Case Studies in Bus Rapid Transit and Summary 

SUTP (2004) SUTP Module 3b - Bus Rapid Transit, Sustainable Urban Transport Project 

Currie, Graham & Delbosc, Alexa. (2013) Exploring Comparative Ridership Drivers of Bus Rapid Transit and Light Rail Transit Routes. Journal of public transportationISSN: 1077-291x, 16 (2): 47-65. Available at: 

UNECLAC (2013) Transport, the poor and moving towards low-carbon societies FAL Bulletin Issue No. 318 - Number 2 / 2013 

TfL, (2014) The London Land Use and Transport Interaction Model, London: TfL Available from     

Giles-Corti, Billie; Macaulay, G; Middleton, Nick; Boruff, Bryan; Bull, Fiona; Butterworth, Iain; Badland, Hannah; Mavoa, Suzanne; Roberts, Rebecca; Christian, Hayley; (2014) Developing a research and practice tool to measure walkability: a demonstration project, HEALTH PROMOTION JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 25,3 Pages: 160-166 DOI: 10.1071/HE14050. - Available online: 

D. HUNT, D. S. KRIGER and E. J. MILLER (2005) Current operational urban land-use-transport modelling frameworks: A review,Transport reviews.ISSN: 0144-1647,Vol. 25, No. 3, 329–376, May 2005 

Michael Iacono, David Levinson and Ahmed El-Geneidy Models of Transportation and Land Use Change: A Guide to the Territory, Journal of Planning LiteratureISSN: 0885-4122, Vol. 22, No. 4 (May 2008), DOI: 10.1177/0885412207314010 

M Wegener, (1994) Urban/regional models and planning cultures: lessons from cross-national modelling projects, Environment and planning. B : planning and design.ISSN: 0265-8135 1994, volume 21, pages 629-641. 

Wegener, Michael, (1994) Operational urban models: State of the art, American Planning Association. Journal of the American Planning Association.ISSN: 0194-4363; Winter 1994; 60, 1; ABI/INFORM Global. pg. 17. 

Emberger G., May A.D., Shepherd S.P., and Sumalee, A. (2003), Method to Identify Optimal Land Use and Transport Policy Packages, Proc. of the 9th TRB Conference on the Application of Transportation Planning Methods, Louisiana, USA. - Available online:  

Banister, D. (2002) ‘ Transport planning ’. Second edition. E&FN Spon. 

Hull, A. (2008) Policy integration: What will it take to achieve more sustainable transport solutions in cities? Transport policy.ISSN: 0967-070X Volume 15, Issue 2, March 2008, Pages 94–103 

Owens, S., Rayner, T. and Bina, O., 2004. New agendas for appraisal: reflections on theory, practice, and research. Environment and planning. A : environment and planning.ISSN: 0308-518x, 36(11), pp.1943-1959. 

Friend, J., & Hickling, A. (2005). Planning under pressure : the strategic choice approach (3rd edition). Introduction/Foundations chapter only. Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann: Oxford. 

Teisman, G. (2000). Models for Research into Decision-Making Processes: On Phases, Streams and Decision-Making Rounds. Public administration., 78(4), 937-956 

Willson, R. (2001). Assessing communicative rationality as a transportation planning paradigm. Transportation., 28, 1-31 

May, AD and Roberts M (1995) The design of integrated transport strategies. Transport policy.ISSN: 0967-070X 2(1) 

Gwilliam, Ken (2003) 'Urban transport in developing countries', Transport reviews.ISSN: 0144-1647, 23: 2, 197 — 216 To link to this Article: DOI: 10.1080/01441640309893 URL: 

TRAN5015M: Evaluation References 

AECOM, PTEG (2012) LSTF Monitoring and Evaluation Guidance - Final Report. Available from (last accessed 10/10/2016) 

Brady, J., Ebbage, A., Lunn, R. (2011) Environmental management in organizations: the IEMA handbook . Earthscan, London 

Bueno, P.C., Vassallo, J.M., Cheung K. (2015) Sustainability Assessment of Transport Infrastructure Projects: A Review of Existing Tools and Methods. Transport reviews. ISSN: 0144-1647 Vol. 35 , Iss. 5,2015 

Gudmundsson, H. & Sørensen, C. H., (2013) Some use—Little influence? On the roles of indicators in European sustainable transport policy. Ecological indicators. ISSN: 1470-160X Volume 35, December 2013, Pages 43-51 

Gudmundsson, H., Hall, R.P., Marsden, G., Zietsman, J. (2016)Sustainable transportation : indicators, frameworks, and performance management . Springer, Berlin Heidelberg : Chapters 6 and 7 

Gühnemann, A. (2016) SUMP Manual on Monitoring and Evaluation: Assessing the impact of measures and evaluating mobility planning processes. Available from and, March 2016 

Inglehart, R. and Klingemann, H-D. (2000) ‘Genes, culture, democracy and happiness’, in Diener, E. and Suh, E.M. (eds) (2000) Culture and subjective well-being ISBN: 9780262541466; 0262041820, Cambridge MA: MIT Press. 

Joumard R. & Gudmundsson H. (eds) (2010) Indicators of environmental sustainability in transport: an interdisciplinary approach to methods. INRETS report, Recherches R282, Bron, France, 422 p. (last accessed 10/10/2016) 

Marsden, G. et al. (2005) Improved Indicators for Sustainable Transport and Planning. DISTILLATE Deliverable C1 – Sustainable Transport Indicators: Selection and Use. Leeds, York, 2005 (last accessed 10/10/2016) 

Marsden, G. et al. (2006) Selecting indicators for strategic performance management. In Management and Public Policy 2006. Transportation research record. ISSN: 0361-1981 Board Natl. Research Council, Washington, pp. 21-29, 85th Annual Meeting of the Transportation-Research-Board, Washington, 22-26 January 

OECD (1999) Indicators for the integration of environmental concerns into transport policies. ENV/EPOC/SE(98)1/FINAL . Paris. Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development available online 


Any cost-benefit textbook which discusses discounting, net present value, benefit-cost ratio, etc. or books on Transport Economics (e.g. Mallard and Glaister) 

This list was last updated on 27/09/2021