An Introduction to Sustainable Transportation: Policy, Planning and Implementation
Earthscan, 2010 - Business & Economics - 342 pages
`This is the core text I have been searching for! The book provides an excellent introduction to sustainable transportation. It is comprehensive, highly readable and puts a new critical, but optimistic, angle to the way we look at transportation sustainability, Essential reading for students, researchers and practitioners.' Professor Mark Zuidgeest, Urban Transport, University of Twente, and Secretary, Cycling Academic Network, The Netherlands
`A significant improvement in the level of debate and information around this important topic ... takes us firmly into the real world of policy, leadership, innovation, citizen action, implementation, the role of visionary politicians [and] draws on a body of new research from locations around the world ... a valuable contribution.' Professor John Whitelegg, Stockholm Environment Institute, University of York, UK
`This is an excellent detailed manual for serious planning professionals. It goes beyond polemics to offer a sturdy blueprint for a saner future as we leave behind the age of cheap oil and Happy Motoring.' James Howard Kunstler, author of The Long Emergency, The Geography of Nowhere and Home from Nowhere
This essential multi-authored work reflects a new sustainable transportation planning paradigm. It explores the concepts of sustainable development and sustainable transportation, describes practical techniques for comprehensive evaluation, provides tools for multi-modal transport planning, and presents innovative mobility management solutions to transportation problems. Featuring extensive international examples and case studies, text boxes, graphics, recommended reading and end-of-chapter questions, the authors draw on considerable teaching and research experience to present an essential, groundbreaking and authoritative work on sustainable transportation.
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