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Volume 73, #2

      “Economic Sciences: theory and practice” is scientific, refereed, biannual journal. The Journal of “Economic Sciences: theory and practice” has been founded by Azerbaijan State University of Economics in 1994.              
The Journal has been received to registration in the centre of international ISSN (International Standard Series Number, ISSN-2220-8739). Also, it has been included by the Supreme attestation Commission under the President of Azerbaijan Republic to the list of scientific publications on economic sciences.


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“TRAFFIC GROWTH IN THE CONTEXT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - WHAT TRAFFIC CALMING MEASURES CAN BE TAKEN?”

Ramiz Babayev, MA, PhD candidate in Environmental Sciences, School of Environmental Sciences – University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK.


Abstract
Transport is vital for economic development. Economic development is causing traffic growth. Growth of traffic causes various economic, social and environmental problems. This article explores how effective traffic calming measures should be used in order to avoid environmental problems. The article reveals best traffic calming strategies in theory as well as practice used in the United Kingdom which can be applied in the territories where problems arise from the economic development. By giving the best theoretical and practical strategies the article concludes with ethical and moral approach to be considered by all transport users.

Keywords: economic development, transport, traffic calming, environment, residential areas.
JEL classification: L91, O16