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  • Michael Yeates
    Many of you will be aware of TravelSmart and the work of Werner Brog ... Most interesting is whether TravelSmart is sufficiently powerful to assist in reducing
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 30, 2008
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      Many of you will be aware of TravelSmart and the work of Werner Brog ...

      Most interesting is whether TravelSmart is sufficiently powerful to
      assist in reducing car-dependency in two of the world's worst nations
      for car use/dependency ... USA and Australia ..!

      Some other interesting observations too.

      >For those interested ... a report on TravelSmart as viewed from the USA ...
      >
      >http://www.masstransitmag.com/print/Mass-Transit/TravelSmart/1$5825
      >
      >Pity that most states in Australia seem to have either little or
      >nothing with this important travel behaviour "tool" ... or like
      >Queensland, have had a couple of high profile "trials" ... then
      >apparently little or nothing ... not even adequate and/or publicly
      >accessible reviews of the outcomes achieved, let alone evaluation
      >and ongoing monitoring.
      >
      >Perhaps a national commitment to TravelSmart from the Australian
      >Prime Minister might be a useful way to begin to address (urban)
      >transport policy and funding such that the funding does NOT go to
      >increasing car use ....!

      Michael Yeates
      Brisbane
      Australia..............................
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