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Practical lessons for winning support for radical transport projects

By Marcus Enoch, Sarah Wixey and Stephen Ison

Abstract

This paper proposes that while many plans and\ud solutions to the transport problems of the 21st Century\ud have been mooted, very few have succeeded in\ud significantly improving the situation within Europe. It\ud is suggested that many schemes face problems at the\ud project implementation stage due to adverse public\ud and/or political reaction. This paper incorporates a\ud series of vignettes, several of which are based on indepth\ud interviews with practitioners directly involved\ud in the implementation of 'radical'transport schemes\ud from around the world in an attempt to draw lessons as\ud to how they overcame this, not least in terms of how\ud the implementation of alternative strategies by\ud European policy-makers could be shaped and adopted\ud world-wide.\u

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