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Reference and Other Official Information

Department of Transport (DfT)
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Highway Code
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Transport 2000
Government studies opt for massive trunk road building
Noise pollution - Transport 2000
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What role for the trunk roads in England
Road to ruins report
Joint Position Statement
Green Party Transport Policy
Park and Ride Site with useful links to research
Centre for Transport Studies - University College London
A Guide to the Assessment of Development Proposals and How Transport Issues are Subject to Legal Regulation from Planning Through to Implementation
PPGs and Transport Planning - Do they come together
Office of National Statistics - Transport Index
Nottingham University Sustainable Transport Bibliography
A52 Clifton Bridge to Bingham Multi-Modal Study website
DfT - Publications
Highways Agency Design Manual for Roads and Bridges
The Idiots' Guide to Highways Maintenance
Ramblers Association
List of Highways Authorities
Environmental Justice - Mapping transport and social exclusion in Bradford
Road transport, air pollution and health
Integrated Transport Consultation Response
US Department of Transport - National Transport Library - Report
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Directory of Transportation Studies
(US but has many useful links and reports)
Fiinish National Road Library
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Government Office North East Local Transport Plan Guidance
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Highways (Assessment of Environmental Effects) Regulations SI 1002/1994
Highways (Assessment of Environmental Effects) Regulations SI 369/1999
The Transport and Works (Applications and Objections Procedure) (England and Wales) Rules 2000 - SI 2190
Highways (Road Humps) Regulations SI 1025/1999
Highways (Traffic Calming) Regulations SI 1026/1999
Transport and Works (Applications and Objections Procedure) Rules SI 2902/1992
Transport and Works (Assessment of Environmental Effects) Regulations SI 1541/1995
Transport and Works (Descriptions of Works Interfering with Navigation) Order SI 3230/1992
Transport and Works (Descriptions of Works Interfering with Navigation) (Amendment) Order SI2906/1997
Transport and Works (Guided Transport Modes) (Amendment) Order SI 1951/1997
Transport and Works (Guided Transport Modes) Order SI 3231/1992
Transport and Works (Inquiries Procedure) Rules SI 2817/1992
Zebra, Pelican and Puffin Pedestrian Crossings Regulations and General Directions SI 2400/1997
(This SI has been amended by SI 1998/901
The Control of Development on Trunk Roads Circular 4/1988
New Roads and Street Works Act 1991
Channel Tunnel Rail Link Act 1996
Countryside And Rights Of Way Act 2000
The Highways Noise Payments (Movable Homes) (Wales) Regulations 2001 - Welsh Statutory Instrument 2001 No. 604
The Highways (Road Humps) Regulations 1990 - Statutory Instrument 1990 No. 703
The Highways (Traffic Calming) Regulations 1999 - Statutory Instrument 1999 No. 1026
British Railways Act 1994
The Highways (Inquiries Procedure) Rules 1994
Statutory Instrument 2000 No. 1511 The Highways (Traffic Calming) (Amendment) Regulations 2000
Statutory Instrument 1994 No. 1002 The Highways (Assessment of Environmental Effects) Regulations 1994
Rights of Way Act 1990 (c.-24)
Statutory Instrument 1999 No. 369 The Highways (Assessment of Environmental Effects) Regulations 1999
Statutory Instrument 1993 No. 11 The Public Path Orders Regulations 1993
The Highways Noise Payments and Movable Homes (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2001:
The Highways Noise Payments and Movable Homes (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2000 SI 3086
The Highways Noise Payments and Movable Homes (England) Regulations 2000 SI 2887
The Railways and Other Transport Systems (Approval of Works, Plant and Equipment) Regulations 1994
Road Traffic Reduction Act 1997
Road Traffic Reduction (National Targets) Act 1998
Transport Act 2000
Transport and Works Act 1992
PPG13 (Planning Policy Guidance Note 13)

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Links and Contacks

Enquiry E-mail Addresses
Enquiry E-mail Addresses
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Campaign Groups - Links and Contacks

FoE Transport Campaign
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Transport 2000
Sch News
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Green Net
Reclaim the Street
Waltham Forest's Green Future
Ramblers Association Transport Forum
Green Skies
Slower Speeds Initiative

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Court and Public Inquiry Decisions

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Books and Publications

Legislation and Official Publications

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