Progress With Integrating Air Quality Management Into The Transport Policies And Programmes Of English County Government
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C.I. Beattie, J.W.S. Longhurst, A. Simmons & N.K. Woodfield.
The Environment Act 1995' and subsequent UK National Air Quality Strategy^ impose new duties on local authorities with regard to air quality. As transport is the main contributor to all but one of the pollutants under review, transport policy will be a key issue within the Air Quality Management (AQM) regime. The development and implementation of local authority transport plans is managed by the Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions (formerly the Department of Transport, DoT) through the annual Transport Policies and Programme (TPP) bidding process. A previous study (Beatt