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Transport case studies

These case studies are transport related projects that have used at least one tool to assess sustainability. This has enabled an investigation of the usefulness of tool in highlighting sustainability and its role in the decision making process. Case studies that have been chosen could be complete, ongoing or due to take place in the next couple of years and can be of a building, neighbourhood, city or regional scale.

The information included has been obtained from interviews with project staff, other literature and websites.

Two levels of information are included; a brief description of the case study, the tools used and how they have had an impact on the project and also a more indepth description which provides more detail and sources of information, this is presented in .pdf format.

Ebbw Valley Railway
Reintroduction of an 18 mile passenger railway service on a railway line previously used for freight only.

Helsinki Metropolitan Area Transport System Plan (PLJ 2002)
A long-term plan that takes an overall, strategic view of the transportation system

Optimisation of planning procedures to implement transport infrastructure
Working to develop and operate a sustainable traffic policy.

Pedestrian Master Plan for the city of Liege
This case is related to the development of a tool that aims to support sustainable development in the city of LiƩge, Belgium.

Procedure for Environmental Assessment of local regulation in Copenhagen

Project for a New Bridge over The Danube (Vidin -Calafat)
Construction of a transport Bridge over the River Danube

Transport Project Assessment Guidelines
Common guidelines for project assessment for all state transport projects