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HiTrans: Development of Principles and Strategies for Introducing High Quality Public Transport in Medium Size Cities and Urban Regions (HiTrans)
Date du début: 28 févr. 2002, Date de fin: 30 déc. 2005 PROJET  TERMINÉ 

The overall, long-term aim of HiTrans was to achieve more sustainable transport in medium size cities and urban regions in the North Sea Region by facilitating the development of High Quality Public Transport. Therefore the project has intended to support the development of public transport schemes. Furthermore the project aimed to influence national and regional governmental policies and attitudes towards new concepts of High Quality Public Transport. Achievements: HiTrans main achievement was a best practice guide on High Quality Public transport in medium size cities and urban regions which offers professional planners a very useful and practical tool. It presents a broad scope covering a wide range of aspects from public transport and land use, network design, urban design, technical issues and citizen’s requirements.Additionally the five HiTrans best parctice guides also contain a recommended set of guidelines, both technical and methodological, that can be applied by transport authorities throughout the EU. All the five best practice guides contain a number of examples with successful cities that have in different ways been successful in establishing high quality public transport. The five guides give the professional reader a broad overview in all the main aspects; this highlights a key strength within the HiTrans-project.



  • 50%   550 275,00
  • 2000 - 2006 North Sea Region
  • Projet sur KEEP platform

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