Myth that travels

June 12, 1998

Popular belief that improved public transport and more cycling will solve traffic congestion, air pollution and accidents is a myth, says John Wotton of Southampton University's transport research group. The solution actually lies in changing the shape of towns , changing travel habits and introducing new technology to modify the use and control of private cars, a research project has concluded.

Research papers relating to this page can be found on The THES Internet site: http://www.thesis.co.uk

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