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Travel demand: master or servant?

Do we have the confidence to influence the future, or will forecasts continue to lead us by the nose?

John Dales
20 January 2017
Glenn Lyons asking us if we want to influence the future, or just watch it happen
Glenn Lyons asking us if we want to influence the future, or just watch it happen
How many times do we not have to succeed before we stop try, try trying again?
How many times do we not have to succeed before we stop try, try trying again?
It takes a lot longer to build a tram network than widen some roads. But Nottingham shows it can be done, and others must learn from the example
It takes a lot longer to build a tram network than widen some roads. But Nottingham shows it can be done, and others must learn from the example

 

As I trust you’re aware (after all, it was front-page news in LTT713), a Commission on Travel Demand has recently been launched, to explore how changes in patterns of demand and types of travel can help the UK comply with its Climate Change Act obligations. Led by its chair, Professor Greg Marsden of Leeds University’s Institute for Transport Studies, the Commission will also scrutinise the accuracy and reliability of current demand forecasts, and examine how forecasting can best...

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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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