1st Edition

Transport and the Public

ISBN 9780367740429
Published May 12, 2021 by Routledge
254 Pages

USD $120.00

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Book Description

Originally published in 1935 at a time when the First World War had brought about massive economic and social change which had repercussions for transport, this book examines all forms of transport planning in relation to economics, sociology and town planning as well as Britain’s place and operational abilities in international markets. Topics which are still debated today, such as privatization versus nationalization are also discussed.

Table of Contents

1. The New Conception of Life 2. Britain’s Recent Transport History 3. The Current Transport Controversy 4. Achievement of True Transport Co-Ordination 5. Transport and General Economic Planning 6. Transport Factors in Town Planning 7. Roads to Meet Modern Needs 8. Looking Ahead in Air Transport 9. How Railways May Pull Their Weight 10. Vaster Potentialities For our Canals 11. Using Ports in the Nation’s Interests 12. Coastwise Shipping’s Natural Advantages 13. Better Understanding With Ocean Shipping Interests 14. Transport’s True Place in an Age of Plenty.

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J. A. Dunnage