Transport policy was regarded sufficiently important to warrant its own title in the Treaty of Rome as an obvious and essential complement to the freedom of movement of persons, goods, services and capital. This book explores why European transport policies, caught in a complex web of practical, political and institutional pressures, were so slow to develop until driven forward with the internal market, and why any comprehensive and coherent policy may still prove elusive.
HANDLEY STEVENS is Visiting Research Associate, European Institute, London School of Economics. In his previous career as a Civil Servant he engaged frequently with EU transport policy notably as Under Secretary for International Aviation at the UK Department of Transport from 1983 to 1987. His other books include Transport Policy in Britain (with Stephen Glaister et al) and Brussels Bureaucrats? (with Anne Stevens).