This study is aimed at producing an assessment of the probable economic effects of the proposed West London Tram, using real-world empirical evidence and comparison with actual experience in a selection of other British and European cities.
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The objective was to study the economic potential along the Cross River Tram route, including how to enable investment along the route, measures and initiatives that could be undertaken to realise the investment potential and identification of steps that can be taken in the short/medium term in advance of the tram.
This study evaluated pedestrianisation and traffic arrangements implemented since the 1999 Regeneration Study. Street surveys were carried out and recommendations made on public transport and car access including car parking, also on design and signage in the town centre in collaboration with Strategic Planning Advice Ltd (SPA).
The objective was to benchmark the West London Tram Scheme against existing schemes for which data are available across Europe and the US using the categorisation described in Future of Urban Transport, and to give an opinion of the merits and issues facing WLT if implemented as proposed.
A survey on funding of public transport systems through land value capture and its perspectives in 8 European cities (Helsinki, Copenhagen, Munich, Madrid, Greater London, Ile-de-France – Paris). The research reviews theory, evidence and practice of land capture values. It contains interviews with key stakeholders in these selected cities and a literature review on the topic. Not published.
A research project which studied privatisation of public transport (bus and light rail) in several European countries. The main focus of this research was what has so far been the best approach to privatisation and what positive gains have been achieved with reference to taxpayers and passengers.