WIT Press


Urban Planning, Transport Planning And The Environment: Towards New Policy In The Netherlands

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT030021

Volume

64

Pages

12

Published

2003

Size

759.19 kb

Author(s)

J. Baggen

Abstract

Urban planning, transport planning and the environment: towards new policy in the Netherlands J . Baggen Section of Transport Policy and Logistics ' Organization, Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, Deyt University of Technology, the Netherlands Abstract Last Spring in the Netherlands the development of long term national spatial and transport policy came to a sudden standstill after the government was brought down. The development of the National Traffic and Transport Plan and the Fi€th Report on Spatial Planning had already taken much more time than initially planned. This paper is a survey of the evolution of urban planning and transport planning in both reports and their impacts on the environment. A consistent and stable maturation seems not to be the case. The main point is the rise and fall of utilization in favour of extension in both spatial and infrastructure planning. The concepts presented were initially mostly concerned with preservation. Recently bottlenecks seem

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