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Public engagement and participation in sustainable transport issues.

Laing, Richard; Tait, Elizabeth; Gray, David

Authors

Elizabeth Tait



Contributors

Dean Kashiwagi
Editor

Kenneth Sullivan
Editor

Abstract

Currently, emissions from transport represent a quarter of Scotland's total. While the Scottish Government has identified a number of transport policies, which would contribute to Scotland's ability to meet its targets, action to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transport has been limited, poorly integrated with other areas of policy, and focused on narrow programmes. Drawing on best practice from cities across the North Sea Region, this paper considers how public engagement can be utilised within the development of holistic low carbon urban development. Consideration of regions where strategies have been successful reveals a context where transport is considered as part of wider urban design and urban development, thus ensuring that the potential benefits are directly related to concerns of planning, housing and behavioural change. The paper includes information and conclusions from a case study in Aberdeen, Scotland.

Citation

LAING, R., TAIT, E. and GRAY, D. 2012. Public engagement and participation in sustainable transport issues. In Kashiwagi, D. and Sullivan, K. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2012 Construction, building and real estate research conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS COBRA 2012), 11-13 September 2012, Las Vegas, USA. London: RICS [online]. Available from: http://archive.northsearegion.eu/files/repository/20130812123945_COBRA.pdf

Conference Name 2012 Construction, building and real estate research conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS COBRA 2012)
Conference Location Las Vegas, USA
Start Date Sep 11, 2012
End Date Sep 13, 2012
Online Publication Date Dec 31, 2012
Publication Date Dec 31, 2012
Deposit Date Apr 20, 2017
Publicly Available Date Apr 20, 2017
Publisher Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
ISBN 9781842198407
Keywords Participation; Climate; Regional; Transport; Urban
Public URL http://hdl.handle.net/10059/2274
Publisher URL http://archive.northsearegion.eu/files/repository/20130812123945_COBRA.pdf

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