Developing an Integrated Transport Culture by Changing School Travel Behaviour



Developing an Integrated Transport Culture by Changing School Travel Behaviour

Authors

HALDEN D, Derek Halden Consultancy, McGUIGAN D, Independent Consultant and WILKINSON D, The Scottish Office, UK

Description

Integration of travel decisions with safety, health, transport efficiency, and environmental issues is a key part of developing good practice for integrated transport in Scotland. In recent years, most initiatives to achieve such integration of policy obj

Abstract

Integration of travel decisions with safety, health, transport efficiency, and environmental issues is a key part of developing good practice for integrated transport in Scotland. In recent years, most initiatives to achieve such integration of policy objectives for decisions about school travel have been taken forward under the banner of Safer Routes to School (SRTS). This paper is based upon a review and survey work carried out in 1998 of SRTS initiatives.

Figure 1 shows the approach to the review and survey work. The first stage was to review the context for SRTS in Scotland taking account of the development of integrated approaches to school travel planning around the world. The second stage was to develop a comprehensive picture of all travel to school initiatives which took account of wider economic, environmental and social aims in travel to school planning. The third stage reviewed progress on schemes including detailed case study work to identify the experiences, successes and problems.

Publisher

Association for European Transport