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Transport futures: thinking the unthinkable

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It is becoming increasingly important to think about longer term possibilities and directions that are trend breaking and can help anticipate the unexpected. The future is perhaps becoming less certain, or at least uncertainty is a central feature of future trajectories. This paper discusses the role that different types of scenarios can play in helping derive potential transport futures – including issues of possibility, plausibility and desirability – giving examples of each. It then contex...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Centre for the Environment - Transport Studies Unit
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Transport Policy Journal website
Volume:
29
Pages:
283-293
Publication date:
2013-09-05
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uuid:87e67e75-50d3-4caa-8440-17c5b8a385f3
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tsu:10063

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