WIT Press


Progress With Integrating Air Quality Management Into The Local Transport Plan Process

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT000361

Volume

49

Pages

13

Published

2000

Size

1,521 kb

Author(s)

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

Abstract

The Environment Act 1995' and subsequent UK National Air Quality Strategy^ impose new duties on local authorities with regard to air quality. With transport as a major contributor to most pollutants under review, transport policy will be a key issue within the Air Quality Management (AQM) regime. The implementation of local authority transport planning and funding is managed by the Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions (formerly the Department of Transport, DoT). Until 1998, this had been implemented through the annual Transport Policies and Programme (TPP) bidding process. Following the Transport White Paper^ (A New Deal for transport - better for everyone), this system was updated in order to produce integrated transport strategies by way of L

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