Research Papers 2013

Synopsis Here you will find a list of Regional Development Committee research papers published during 2013.

  • EU freshwater policy

    Reference: 83/13 - Date: 12/06/2013

    This paper provides an overview of EU water policy since the adoption of the Water Framework Policy in 2000; It examines the implementation of the water framework Directive in Northern Ireland; and It provides an assessment of the possible policy changes made as a result of the fitness check of water policy and the forthcoming blueprint to Safeguard Europe’s Waters.

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  • Government Support for Public Transport in Great Britain and Northern Ireland

    Reference: 62/13 - Date: 26/04/2013

    This paper compares the types and levels of transport subsidy paid in Northern Ireland and Great Britain.

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  • A Public Transport Authority for Northern Ireland

    Reference: 61/13 - Date: 26/04/2013

    This paper revisits the public transport reform process and examines the plans for a new transport authority for Northern Ireland based within the Department for Regional Development.

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  • Integrated Transport in the Netherlands

    Reference: 60/13 - Date: 25/04/2013

    This paper examines integrated public transport provision in the Netherlands.

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  • A comparison of urban bus fares in Europe

    Reference: 59/13 - Date: 25/04/2013

    This paper provides a comparison of urban bus fares in Europe.

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