Communities are frequently excluded from important aspects of environmental management. But they can play a fundamental role in the management of common pool resources such as water. This is particularly true when state capacity is weak or when communities remain on the periphery of support from any government.

In this State of the Nation report the Institution of Civil Engineers sets out a 10 step plan which offers a solution to the transport problems facing the UK. The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) envisages major transport changes in the UK by 2020.