Peak Travel, Peak Car and the Future of Mobility: Evidence, Unresolved Issues, Policy Implications, and a Research Agenda

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The paper discusses research needs, and some emerging issues for future transport policies, including the appraisal of large scale transport infrastructure projects, service Provision, pricing, the allocation of risk, and initiatives to reduce car dependence, in the context where forecasts are problematic and intested.

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