Transport interchanges – mode or node?

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dc.contributor.author Dobrovolsky, Leszek
dc.contributor.author Marsay, Andrew
dc.date.accessioned 2008-06-11T05:15:35Z
dc.date.available 2008-06-11T05:15:35Z
dc.date.issued 2007-07
dc.description This paper was transferred from the original CD ROM created for this conference. The material on the CD ROM was published using Adobe Acrobat technology. The original CD ROM was produced by Document Transformation Technologies Postal Address: PO Box 560 Irene 0062 South Africa. Tel.: +27 12 667 2074 Fax: +27 12 667 2766 E-mail: doctech@doctech.co.za URL: http://www.doctech.co.za en
dc.description.abstract Paper presented at the 26th Annual Southern African Transport Conference 9 - 12 July 2007 "The challenges of implementing policy?", CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa. ABSTRACT:This paper argues firstly that the success of major public transport initiatives will depend as much on the extent to which the station/interchange nodes are integrated with their surrounding urban environment and culture, as on any intrinsic efficiency in the transport mode. This point is developed by reference to arguments first articulated in the Gautrain Integration Report on which Andrew Marsay worked. The paper goes on to argue that effective integration requires the creative blending of transport functionality with property development opportunities at public transport nodes. This objective, in turn, requires the development of institutional frameworks that articulate the aspirations of both public and private sector stakeholders at urban transport nodes. The point is made by reference to the Gauteng Transport Precincts Initiative to which both authors contributed. The institutional context of this initiative together with the design principles that it contains are described. Finally, the theme is illustrated by reference to some projects in England in which Leszek Dobrovolsky was involved. These show how transport interchanges became catalysts for urban regeneration and successful commercial opportunity. Examples include stations on the Channel Tunnel Rail Link, Euston Station and St. Pancras Station. Relevant lessons are then referred back to South Africa. en
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dc.identifier.citation Dobrovolsky, L & Marsay, A 2007,'Transport interchanges – mode or node ?', Paper presented to the 26th Annual Southern African Transport Conference, South Africa, 9 - 12 July 2007. 11p. en
dc.identifier.isbn 192001702X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2263/5877
dc.language eng
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher SATC en
dc.relation.ispartof SATC 2007
dc.rights University of Pretoria en
dc.subject Transport policies en
dc.subject Public transport nodes en
dc.subject Urban transport nodes en
dc.subject Transport interchanges en
dc.subject.lcsh Transportation -- South Africa -- Congresses en
dc.subject.lcsh City planning -- South Africa -- Congresses en
dc.subject.lcsh Urban transportation -- South Africa -- Congresses en
dc.subject.lcsh Urban policy -- South Africa -- Congresses en
dc.subject.lcsh Roads -- Interchanges and intersections -- Congresses en
dc.title Transport interchanges – mode or node? en
dc.type Event en


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