Transport and public policy papers and debate

report of a symposium on transport and public policy
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Institute of British Geographers , [London]
Statementjointly organised by Section E of the British Association for the Advancement of Science and the Transport Geography Study Group of the Institute of British Geographers, September, 1977 at the University of Aston, in Birmingham ; edited by Alan F. Williams.
ContributionsWilliams, Alan F., Transport Geography Study Group., British Association for the Advancement of Science. Section E.
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From the s, policy analysis turned into policy advising to governments, influenced the public debate over issues, and even changed political power and influence configurations in many : Michael Mintrom. By making public transport free, the Government would be encouraging people to use public transport instead of driving to and from work.

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Background and Context of Debate: Some governments have considered paying for public transport out of taxpayers' money, making it free.

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Public transport helps greatly to avoid the crowding of roads; 3. The cost of maintaining free public transport may be an issue; 4. The job creation and money saved in making public transport free will help offset this; 5. Despite all this, losing the environment is something that we can’t afford, and crowded roads all helping contribute to.

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