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Why traffic management in town centres?

In town centres there is a tension between providing good access (essential for vitality), and providing space for activities and amenity.  The article explores ways of resolving such conflicts through traffic management.

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Article TitleWhy traffic management in town centres?
Article AuthorTim Pharoah
JournalPlanning in London January/March 2001
Issue36

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Town centre, traffic management, access planning, parking strategy, parking route, traffic cells, traffic limitation, traffic restriction

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Parking route sign allowing drivers to avoid the main shopping street in Lyngby, Copenhagen.
Traffic-free environments are generally pleasant for the user, and good for trade. (Chester, UK, November 1997)

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