Policy and research
Key strategy documents and research articles.
Overview of the current evidence and research activities that are planned or already underway in the Regional and Local Transport Policy and Regional and Local Transport Delivery Directorates of the Department for Transport.
Independent study into a possible way of identifying and assessing national transport needs and priorities by Faber Maunsell and Ecotech
Guidance on the bidding process for the second round of Community Infrastructure Funding including details regarding eligibility and the assessment process.
Community Infrastructure Fund.
Following the spending review in July 2004, the Secretary of State announced a five-year funding settlement for Transport for London (2005/06 to 2009/10) setting out the level of central government grant over the period.
Motorcycles and Congestion: The Effect of Modal Split
TransXChange is a Department for Transport sponsored protocol which defines a national data standard for the interchange of bus route registration, route and timetable information between operators, the Traffic Area Offices, Local Authorities and Passenger Transport Executives, and traveline - the National Passenger Transport Information System. This site contains information about the TransXChange Protocol, which can be downloaded.
Compendium of Urban and Local Transport projects from 1996-1998.
Independent evaluation of the work done by the experimental regional transport boards for SE England and for Yorkshire and the Humber - relevant to current consultation on regional budget allocations.
- 02 November 2005
An analysis of international and domestic demand responsive transport services, including examples of good practice, barriers to development and causes of failure and success.
- 15 September 2005
Quality Partnership and Quality Contract schemes.
- 14 September 2005
- 14 September 2005
For related documents, pages and internet links, see the column on the right.