Social Sustainability in Urban Areas – A new book has been published challenging conventional views of social sustainability. In Chapter 7 Derek Halden of DHC and Karen Lucas of Oxford […]
Streets and Place Making
Proportionality is Needed to Nurture Scotland’s Settlement Hierarchy (PDF, 78KB) – Derek Halden was asked to give evidence to the Transport and Climate Change Committee at the Scottish Parliament. In […]
DHC completed a large programme of work for the British Council of Shopping Centres looking at how the the retail industry was changing. There were many reports produced from this […]
Summer 2007 Newsletter (PDF 239 KB) – DHC is 10!, Better Travel Plans, Lessons for Transport Appraisal, A New National Accessibility Model, Transport and Retail.
Tackling Social Inclusion in Transport (PDF 357 KB) – Some practical guidance on social inclusion issues in transport from the Glasgow lecture series.
This paper describes how new approaches to accessibility planning are encouraging more inclusive approaches to providing suitable pedestrian crossing facilities. These are illustrated through their application within a case study in West Lothian in Central Scotland.
Identifying Through Accessibility Planning how Sustainable Growth can be achieved in the Compact City: A case study of Edinburgh
This paper describes how measures of accessibility have been used in Edinburgh to support sustainable land use planning decisions. The paper explores the relationship between accessibility and travel demand by each mode and considers the circumstances in which improved accessibility by public transport and walking can reduce car use.
Summer 2005 Newsletter (PDF 339 KB) – Accessibility Planning, Transport and the Economy, Demand Responsive Transport, the cost of Personalised Travel Planning and Individualised Marketing, and Pedestrian Crossing Assessments.