ISBN-10:
0727731963
ISBN-13:
9780727731968
Pub. Date:
01/01/2004
Publisher:
Telford, Thomas Limited
The Motorway Achievement, Volume 1: Visualisation of the British Motorway System: Policy and Administration

The Motorway Achievement, Volume 1: Visualisation of the British Motorway System: Policy and Administration

by Peter BaldwinPeter Baldwin

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Overview

The creation of the UK motorway network in the second half of the 20th century facilitated a dramatic improvement in the mobility of people and goods and contributed greatly to the prosperity enjoyed today.

Key coverage

  • Recounts the many attempts to promote substantial road improvement and new road planning in the first half of the 20th century
  • Includes a reprint of Sir Frederick Cook's seminal report along with other papers reflecting the altered attitude to motorways
  • An account of Harold Watkinson's contribution, who, though not the first to announce a motorway, did more than most Ministers of Transport to initiate the motorway programme

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780727731968
Publisher: Telford, Thomas Limited
Publication date: 01/01/2004
Pages: 992
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 2.30(d)

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