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'Stepping in time' : walking, time and space in the city

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There is a well-documented emphasis within transport policy on speed and efficiency, with the benefits of transport schemes frequently assessed in these terms. The focus on reducing journey times is also evident in pedestrian policy, with the ‘time-saving’ attributes of walking often promoted. However, this emphasis on speed within the transport policy arena reflects linear understandings of time as nothing more than ‘clock time’ passing. In contrast, this paper explores the multiple forms of...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1068/a41170

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Centre for the Environment - Transport Studies Unit
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Pion Publisher's website
Journal:
Environment and Planning A Journal website
Volume:
41
Issue:
8
Pages:
1943-1961
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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EISSN:
1472-3409
ISSN:
0308-518X
URN:
uuid:87ae03ef-4f08-4764-af00-718688bcb483
Local pid:
tsu:10209

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