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Transitions Towards Sustainable Mobility: New Solutions and Approaches for Sustainable Transport Systems (Paperback)
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Transitions Towards Sustainable Mobility: New Solutions and Approaches for Sustainable Transport Systems (Paperback)

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Paperback 317 Pages / Published: 13/12/2014
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Delivering a sustainable transport system is not just a matter of adopting a number of technological innovations to improve performance in terms of people, planet, and profits. A broader structural and societal transition is needed in technology, as well as in institutions, behavioural patterns, and the economy as a whole. In this broader view, neither the free market nor the public sector will be the unique key player in making this transition happen. Elements of such an approach are presented in this book in a number of domains: integrating transport infrastructure and land use planning, thus connecting fields that are rather unconnected in day-to-day policies; experiments with dynamic transport optimization, including reports on pilot projects to test the viability of transitions; towards reliable transport systems, describing a reversal from supply-driven towards demand-driven approaches; and sustainable logistics and traffic management, from `local' city distribution to global closed supply chain loops.

Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
ISBN: 9783642446887
Number of pages: 317
Weight: 516 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 18 mm
Edition: 2011 ed.

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