Summary Handouts & Publications
Transforming Urban Transport: Political Strategies and Tactics (Synthesis Report)
This 30-page report synthesizes research findings from the TUT-POL project. It presents common political strategies and tactics used to advance transport priorities across our cases, a case-by-case overview of how these were used to ensure the successful implementation of path-breaking transportation policies, and concluding remarks about the relationship between policy success and transformative change.
2-Page TUT-POL Project Summary
This 2-page handout summaries the project, the 8 case studies and what they are investigating, political strategies, tactics, actionable lessons, and lists the project and author team.
VREF Research Brief : Strategies for Constructive Change
This 2-page research brief discusses strategies for constructive change through TUT-POL's findings. The brief highlights examples from case study cities: Mexico City, Seoul, and Stockholm. Key messages from the brief include: To reduce traffic congestion, curb auto dependence, and improve transit alternatives, cities must challenge the status quo by introducing innovations in hardware, software, and financing; Such priorities tend to be highly controversial, requiring strong political leaders serving as champions for change; and Successful political leadership involves framing and pacing reform efforts, broadening coalitions of support, and creatively managing opposition.