International Transport Forum Policy Papers

Cruise Shipping and Urban Development
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2410-8871 (online)
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The ITF Transport Policy Papers provide evidence-based policy insights and recommendations. The series assembles reports from case-specific policy analyses carried out by the ITF on request of member countries, thematic reviews carried out in agreement with local institutions, studies completed in the context of the ITF Corporate Partnership Board, and other work focused on supporting policy decisions. The papers in this series will be of interest to policy makers, industry, researchers and transport experts.
 
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  N° 38   27 July 2017
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Cruise Shipping and Urban Development
OECD
This report assesses the impacts of cruise shipping on Piraeus. Piraeus is the largest cruise port in Greece, but its growth has slowed recently and the benefits of cruise shipping for the local economy are not as high as they could be. Cruise ship...
  N° 37   09 June 2017
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Airport site selection
ITF
In 2015, the Korean Government’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) launched a feasibility study for increasing airport capacity in the Youngnam Region of Korea, the southeast quarter of the country. The Ministry appointed a...
  N° 36   01 June 2017
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Data-led Governance of Road Freight Transport
ITF
This report examines ways to improve compliance with road freight transport regulations through the use of new data sources and technical solutions. It also reviews possibilities for new approaches to the broader governance of road freight as the...
  N° 35   01 June 2017
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Linking People and Places
ITF
This report examines how different people and groups experience accessibility in cities. It reviews the latest research findings, methodologies and data sources on urban accessibility and discusses how better data and computing power can enhance...
  N° 34   01 June 2017
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Shaping the Relationship Between Public Transport and Innovative Mobility
ITF
This report investigates the convergence of public transport and innovative mobility solutions, such as ride services, car- and bicycle-sharing, app-enabled on-demand micro-bus services, and platforms that connect app-using travelers and drivers. It...
  N° 33   01 June 2017
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Transition to Shared Mobility
ITF
This report examines how cities can manage the transition to shared mobility services. It expands on two earlier studies that looked at the citywide impact of replacing private cars with shared services, but did not address the question of...
  N° 32   31 May 2017
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Managing the Transition to Driverless Road Freight Transport
ITF
This report considers how a transition to driverless road freight transport could happen. Today’s technology already makes it possible to operate automated trucks. Reduced reliance on humans to move road freight in the future could offer large cost...
  N° 31   22 May 2017
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Local Governments and Ports
ITF
This report compares the different ways in which local governments are involved in running ports and offers recommendations for more effective port governance.  Around a third of the world’s largest ports are controlled by local governments. How...
  N° 30   09 June 2017
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Strategies for mitigating air pollution in Mexico City
ITF
This report examines air pollution mitigation strategies in Mexico City. It identifies a series of measures that can strengthen current approaches to air pollution mitigation adopted in Mexico's capital as well as nationally. Recommendation include...
  N° 29   23 Mar 2017
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Strategic Infrastructure Planning
ITF
This report reviews experiences with strategic infrastructure planning with a view to identifying international best practices. Governments play a critical role in providing the framework for investment in the transport, energy and water...
  N° 28   23 Jan 2017
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Cruise Shipping and Urban Development
ITF
This report analyses Dublin’s attractiveness as a cruise port and assesses the impacts of cruise shipping on the city. It evaluates policies in place and provides recommendations to increase the positive impacts of cruise shipping for the city of...
  N° 27   11 Jan 2017
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The Impact of Mega-Ships
ITF
The port of Gothenburg is the incontestable gateway to Sweden. The most important challenge for Gothenburg is to keep attracting direct calls from ocean-going vessels, considered of utmost importance by Swedish industry. These direct calls are...
  N° 26   22 Dec 2016
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Cruise Shipping and Urban Development
ITF
This report assesses ports policies in Chile. Highly dependent on maritime trade, the quality of Chile’s ports has a direct impact on the country’s economy. The report offers a series of recommendations intended to help further develop Chile’s ports...
  N° 25   09 Dec 2016
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Ports Policy Review of Chile
ITF
This report assesses ports policies in Chile. Highly dependent on maritime trade, the quality of Chile’s ports has a direct impact on the country’s economy. The report offers a series of recommendations intended to help further develop Chile’s ports...
  N° 24   09 June 2016
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Regulation of For-Hire Passenger Transport
ITF
App-based for-hire transport services make mobility more efficient by better matching supply and demand. They offer passengers a high degree of predictability and ease of use, and drivers with highly flexible work opportunities. Yet the popularity of...
  N° 23   01 May 2016
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Halving the Number of Road Deaths in Korea
ITF
This report presents the findings and conclusions of a short peer review of road safety policy in Korea. This was centred on a meeting of road safety experts from Korea and from OECD countries held in Seoul in December 2014. The objective was to...
  N° 22   01 May 2016
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App-Based Ride and Taxi Services
ITF
For-hire passenger transport services are an essential component of well-functioning metropolitan areas. But the markets for taxis and other for-hire vehicles have historically been subject to imperfections that regulators have tried to correct or at...
  N° 21   01 May 2016
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Shared Mobility
ITF
Building on our 2015 report Urban Mobility System Upgrade: How Shared Self-driving Cars Could Change City Traffic, this study models the impact of replacing all car and bus trips in a city with mobility provided through fleets of shared vehicles. The...
  N° 20   01 May 2016
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Data-Driven Transport Policy
ITF
Building on our 2015 study Big Data and Transport: Understanding and Assessing Options, this report presents the findings of an extensive exploration of these two broad themes at a workshop on "21st Century Public Interest Data Sharing" in Paris in...
  N° 19   01 May 2016
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Capacity to Grow
ITF
This report examines the consequences of increased global trade on the world’s transport infrastructure. More complex international freight flows as a result of diversified global trade patterns will change capacity requirements and increasingly...
  N° 18   01 May 2016
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Reducing Sulphur Emissions from Ships
ITF
This study assesses the impact of international sulphur emission reduction regulations on global shipping. Ships emit a large amount of sulphur oxides that have significant health impacts. To mitigate these, international regulations cap the sulphur...
  N° 17   01 Feb 2016
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Establishing Mexico's Regulatory Agency for Rail Transport
ITF
Mexico’s highly efficient freight railways are operated by privately owned concessions. The system adopted for the concessions by the 1995 Railway Law provides exclusive rights to manage vertically integrated track and train companies over specified...
  N° 16   01 Feb 2016
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Logistics Observatory for Chile
ITF
High quality logistics is a key for the economic performance of any country. Well-functioning logistics both domestically and internationally is a necessary precondition of national competitiveness. As an open economy, Chile relies heavily on trade...
  N° 15   01 Oct 2015
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A New Hinterland Rail Link for the Port of Koper?
ITF
The Port of Koper is the single national port of Slovenia and has been growing fast in recent years. It is expected that the existing rail link to and from the port will reach capacity in a few years. A new additional track, involving a tunnel on a...
  N° 14   01 July 2015
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International Experiences on Public Transport Provision in Rural Areas
ITF
Demand-responsive transport is seen as one of the key options to meet public transport challenges in rural areas. Demand-responsive transport is considered particularly suitable for rural areas because of its flexibility, and ability to adapt to...
  N° 13   01 June 2015
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Forecasting Airport Demand
ITF
The Airports Commission requires an external view on whether its forecasts yield plausible results, taking into account the ways in which the future of the aviation market may develop, prompted by comments received during stakeholder consultations on...
  N° 12   01 June 2015
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Expanding Airport Capacity: Competition, Connectivity and Welfare
ITF
This report expands the quantitative assessment of airline responses to expansion at Gatwick and Heathrow. For this assessment the same methodology was used as in the second study and again the results are been broken down into impacts on scarcity...
  N° 11   01 May 2015
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Logistics Strategy and Performance Measurement
ITF
Mexico has an effective transport and logistics sector that has provided the backbone for growth in the economy and a rapid expansion of foreign trade. Development of the sector has been enabled by the deregulation of road haulage and rail services...
  N° 10   01 May 2015
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The Impact of Mega-Ships
ITF
Larger container ships have generated cost savings for carriers, decreased maritime transport costs and as such facilitated global trade in the past. However, larger ships require adaptations of infrastructure, equipment and cause larger peaks in...
  N° 9   01 Apr 2015
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Drivers of Logistics Performance
ITF
Good logistics performance is an essential component of stimulating economic development. This report explores the drivers of, and barriers to, logistics performance through a case study of Turkey’s trade and transport sector. Firstly, it explains...
  N° 8   01 Apr 2015
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Big Data and Transport
ITF
This report examines issues relating to the arrival of massive, often real-time, data sets whose exploitation and amalgamation can lead to new policy-relevant insights and operational improvements for transport services and activity. It is comprised...
  N° 7   01 Apr 2015
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Automated and Autonomous Driving
ITF
Many cars sold today are already capable of some level of automated operation, and prototype cars capable of driving autonomously have been - and continue to be - tested on public roads in Europe, Japan and the United States. These technologies have...
  N° 6   01 Mar 2015
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Urban Mobility System Upgrade
ITF
This report examines the changes that might result from the large-scale uptake of a shared and self-driving fleet of vehicles in a mid-sized European city. The study explores two different self-driving vehicle concepts, for which we have coined the...
  N° 5   01 Dec 2014
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Impacts of Expanding Airport Capacity on Competition and Connectivity
ITF
This report assesses quantitatively the competition, scarcity and connectivity impacts of different airline responses to expanding runway capacity at Gatwick or Heathrow.
  N° 4   01 Dec 2014
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    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jlwvzf1vg41-en.pdf
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Air Service Agreement Liberalisation and Airline Alliances
ITF
This document explores the key elements of bilateral air service agreements (ASAs) and recent trends towards increasing liberalisation and examines linkages between ASAs and cross border airline alliance. It discusses issues related to antitrust...
  N° 3   01 Nov 2014
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Appraising Transformational Projects
ITF
This paper starts from the premise that the scope of the appraisal of transport projects should depend upon the presence (or absence) of various forms of market failure. It reviews the purposes and processes of transport appraisal before setting out...
  N° 2   01 Nov 2014
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The Competitiveness of Ports in Emerging Markets
ITF
This paper outlines the competitiveness of ports in Durban, south Africa. It looks at port performance, impact, and policies and governance issues.
  N° 1   01 May 2014
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Freight Railway Development in Mexico
ITF
This report aims to provide a basis for understanding the strengths and weaknesses of the current system, in comparison to rail systems elsewhere in the world, and provide an analytical basis for identification of opportunities for further...
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