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The future of urban transport: ‘decide and provide’

Traffic in Towns is 50 years old. What has changed since 1963? What may by 2063?

John Dales
31 May 2013
A Traffic in Towns era vision of life a century later: but an accurate one?
A Traffic in Towns era vision of life a century later: but an accurate one?
Back to the Futuristic III: might the old-school, place-centric, civilised streets of Poynton show the way ahead?
Back to the Futuristic III: might the old-school, place-centric, civilised streets of Poynton show the way ahead?
Back to the Futuristic II: wouldn’t a Hammersmith ‘flyunder’ just be rearranging the deck-chairs on the Titanic?
Back to the Futuristic II: wouldn’t a Hammersmith ‘flyunder’ just be rearranging the deck-chairs on the Titanic?
Various DfT visions of traffic growth just a few years hence: never accurate, it seems
Various DfT visions of traffic growth just a few years hence: never accurate, it seems
Back to the Futuristic I: in just two years from now we’ll all be driving flying DeLoreans
Back to the Futuristic I: in just two years from now we’ll all be driving flying DeLoreans

 

OK. OK. I know what you’re thinking. “A double-page spread! What was the editor thinking?” Well, the reason you’ve got 2,000 words from me this month, twice the usual ration, is because I asked nicely. And the reason I asked nicely is because, with this article, I reach my century for LTT.

Having extra space to fill is not the same as having something worth filling it with, of course, but I trust that using my 100th episode to reflect on the 50th anniversary of the...

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John Dales

John Dales

John Dales MSC BSC MCIHT CMILT Director, Urban Mov

John Dales is a streets design adviser to local authorities around the UK, a member of several design review panels, and one of the London mayor’s design advocates. He is a past chair of the Transport Planning Society, a former trustee of Living Streets, and a committee member of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety. He is director of transport planning and street design consultancy Urban Movement. 

 

j.dales@urbanmovement.co.uk
+44 (0)7768 377 150
www.johndales.com

 

 
 
 
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