Articles

 

Here is a selection of articles by Steve Melia published in recent years.  For academic journal publications, see my page on the University of the West of England website

No sign of Smart Travel Towns in Census Local Transport Today, April 19th 2013
Europe Leads the Way on Shared Space DebateHighways Magazine, June 2012
The DfT’s shared space guidance is based on flawed research and political spin Local Transport Today, December 2, 2011
Ireland's Ghost Housing EstatesPlanning, November 18th 2011
Appraisal is Built on Pseudo-Science Local Transport Today, 20 August 2010
Intensification and Problems - Real & Imagined Town & Country Planning July/August 2010
My Carfree Journey AtoB Magazine, Issue 78, June 2010
Carfree Cities An Idea With Legs Guardian.co.uk, October 29, 2009
We're Fooling Ourselves if we Think that Bus Services Can Attract Large Numbers of People Out of their Cars Local Transport Today, March 27, 2009
Local Authorities Have Failed: It's Time to Transfer the National Cycle Network to the Highways Agency Local Transport Today, October 31 2008
Eco-Towns AtoB Magazine, September 2008
Ministers Could Realise Their Ambition for Carfree Lifestyles in Ecotowns - Local Transport Today, May 30th 2008
Neighbourhoods Should be Made Permeable for Walking and Cycling But Not for Cars Local Transport Today, January 23rd 2008
Ecotown Mobility Town & Country Planning November 2007
Going Dutch Cycle, (magazine of the CTC) October/November 2007
We Must Alter Our Thinking About Cars Western Morning News, August 4th 2007
Tapestry Town - (Aubusson) France magazine March 2007
Cycling Towns - Freiburg Cycle, (magazine of the CTC) December/January 2006/7
Blair & Brown Show Threatens Countryside Western Morning News, May 19th 2006
A Weekend in Bath Triangle (magazine of the YHA) Spring/Summer 2006
Design Process Splits Views Planning, August 19th 2005
The Town With No Heart Regeneration & Renewal, May 13th 2005
Hire Bikes Round The Hapsburg Empire The Highwayman, September 2005
Fishing for the Future
(with Nancy Omolo)
New Start, October 24th 2004
Difficult Housing Choices Face Us All Western Morning News, March 23rd 2004
Devon's Forgotten Slaves Devon Life January 2004
Hakuna Matata Cycle, (magazine of the CTC) July/August 2004
Democratic Accountability - Who Are They Trying to Kid? * Western Morning News, August 2003
The Day The Sea Came Down The Chimney Devon Life, May 2002

Note: some of the articles are shown as submitted, before editorial changes.

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