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This report presents the work of Working Group 5 "Non-technical measures" (WG5) in the second European Auto-Oil Programme (AOPII). AOPII was launched in Spring 1997 to develop cost-effective strategies allowing to meet the Communitys air quality targets for the year 2010. The programme is required to include an evaluation of the potential of non-technical measures to contribute to this objective.
WG5 considered a wide range of transport policy and management measures in
The distinguishing feature of non-technical measures is that they are geared towards changing the behaviour of transport users, i.e. the choice to travel or to move goods, and the choice of transport mode, time of travel, driving behaviour, and type of vehicle owned. The reaction of transport users cannot be foreseen exactly, depends usually on local circumstances and may vary over time.