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Roads are not Enough

By Jonathan Dawson
ISBN: 9781853391910
This book traces the evolution of transport theory and policy and the new 'needs led' approach, with examples from recent studies. The authors suggest areas of intervention to reduce the transport burden on the rural poor.

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  • Synopsis
    This book traces the evolution of transport theory and policy and the new 'needs led' approach, with examples from recent studies. The authors suggest areas of intervention to reduce the transport burden on the rural poor.
  • Table of Contents
    FOREWORD vii
    1. Introduction 1
    2. The evolution of rural transport theory and policy 2
    Limitations of the conventional rural transport model 3
    The new approach 7
    3. The community-level studies 10
    Background characteristics of the study areas 10
    Methodology 11
    The findings of the studies 12
    The wider picture 31
    Conclusion 37
    4. Towards more appropriate rural transport policies 39
    The scope of rural transport policy 39
    Intermediate means of transport 41
    Development of the local transport infrastructure 55
    Transport services 60
    Reducing the need for rural travel and transport 64
    The complementarity of interventions to address rural
    transport problems 70
    5. Transport and rural development 74
    REFERENCES 76
  • Details
    Sub Title N/A
    Author Jonathan Dawson
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 88
    Format Paperback / softback