This book, first published in 1975, discusses the development of transport policy in the UK against a background of economic theory. It comprises a comprehensive review of transport policy both in urban and inter-urban situations from an economic standpoint. It provides the tools for analysis of policy changes in the transport sector.
1. A Statistical Introduction to the Transport Sector 2. Economic Objectives 3. The Historical Context 4. The Demand for Transport 5. Costs 6. Pricing 7. Investment 8. Administration and Finance of Roads 9. Inter-Urban Road Investment 10. Urban Transport Management 11. Urban Transport Investment 12. The Railways 13. Road Haulage 14. Road Passenger Transport 15. Air Transport 16. Transport Policy in the EEC 17. Transport Policy in the Seventies: A Synoptic View