London Socioeconomic, Land Use and Travel Patterns: Position Statement, Issues and Solutions

by Stuart Cole, TRaC Univ. of North London, 277 Holloway Road, London N7 8DB, United Kingdom,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Urban Public Transportation Systems: Implementing Efficient Urban Transit Systems and Enhancing Transit Usage

Abstract:

The major cities of the European Union are facing a congestion crisis as a result of inadequate investment in both road mass transit infrastructure over the last forty years. In particular, London has over the last years faced a crisis of such proportions that the Government commissioned a series of studies. This paper sets out the current socio economic, land use and travel patterns in London.



Subject Headings: Economic factors | Public transportation | Rail transportation | Traffic congestion | Investments | Highways and roads | Infrastructure | Government | London | United Kingdom | Europe

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