Urban Transport in the Developing World: A Handbook of Policy and Practice

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Harry T. Dimitriou, Ralph Gakenheimer
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2011 - Political Science - 656 pages
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Policy-making for urban transport and planning of economies in the developing world present major challenges for countries facing rapid urbanisation and rampant motorisation, alongside growing commitments to sustainability. These challenges include: copin
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
3
understanding the fundamentals
8
contexts of controversy
40
PART II IDENTIFYING THEISSUES
69
4 An international comparative perspective on fastrising motorization and automobile dependence
71
5 The future of energy for urban transport
113
the impacts of motorization
137
an institutional analysis
174
12 Equity evaluation of urban transport
332
13 Use and abuse of economic appraisal for urban transport projects
359
impacts and options
386
a review of recent advances
421
16 Rail rapid transit advances
456
a global perspective
488
traffic bans versus pricing
519
putting the pieces together
548

8 Nonmotorized urban transport as neglected modes
203
diagnosis toward a new understanding
232
10 Institutional and political support for urban transport
262
PART III NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THEORY AND PRACTICE
303
11 Environmental evaluation in urban transport
305
emergent crucial themes
589
Name Index
605
Subject Index
611
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