Urban Public Transport: Planning Principles and Emerging Practice

McLeod, S, Scheurer, J and Curtis, C 2017, 'Urban Public Transport: Planning Principles and Emerging Practice', Journal of Planning Literature, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 223-239.


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Title Urban Public Transport: Planning Principles and Emerging Practice
Author(s) McLeod, S
Scheurer, J
Curtis, C
Year 2017
Journal name Journal of Planning Literature
Volume number 32
Issue number 3
Start page 223
End page 239
Total pages 17
Publisher Sage Publications, Inc.
Abstract This article reviews the literature on current "best practice" principles for planning public transport (PT) networks within the context of planners seeking to transition their cities toward sustainable mobility. An overview is provided of the history of ideas about network development. The emerging frontiers for multimodal, demand-responsive PT and the potential implications of new transport technology on traditional PT are discussed. The future role of transit-oriented development within PT network structures is considered. The "moderators" to network design that may impede future best practice brings the article to conclusion.
Subject Transport Planning
Keyword(s) land use transport integration
network design
network reform
on-demand transport
public transportation
sustainable mobility
sustainable transport
transit-oriented development
urban development
urban mobility
DOI - identifier 10.1177/0885412217693570
Copyright notice © The Author(s) 2017.
ISSN 0885-4122
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