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Implementation Of Air Quality Management In Urban Areas Of England - The Role Of Transport Planning

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT990061

Volume

44

Pages

9

Published

1999

Size

918 kb

Author(s)

C.I. Beattie, J.W.S. Longhurst, A. Simmons & N.K. Woodfield

Abstract

The UK is implementing a system of air quality control as set out in the UK National Air Quality Strategy (NAQS). The Air Quality Regulations (1997) gave legal weight to standards and objectives for seven pollutants, which are to be achieved by 2005. Particularly in urban areas, transport is the main contributor to all but one of these atmospheric pollutants. This paper evaluates the current role and integration of transport planning within the Air Quality Management (AQM) process and assesses the extent to which air quality management has been embraced by transport planners. The paper presents results from questionnaire sur

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