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The limits to travel : how far will you go?

Author: David Metz
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2008.
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A highly readable but challenging perspective on the established conventions of transport policy planning and economic appraisal ... a fascinating tour d'horizon of topical transport issues.? David Quarmby CBE chairman of the Independent Transport Commission?David Metz again challenges conventional thinking in transport through a fundamental reinterpretation of the limits of travel time and human mobility arguing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Computer network resources
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Metz, David.
Limits to travel.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2008
(DLC) 2008015461
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Metz
ISBN: 1849773114 9781849773119 9781136553295 1136553290
OCLC Number: 567982768
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 164 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Faster and farther --
Detriments and damage --
The economics of travel reconsidered --
Global travellers and global oil --
Policy failure --
Travelling together --
Individual effort --
Technology futures --
Travelling hopefully.
Responsibility: David Metz.
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As affluence grows, it gets easier to travel faster and further. This book examines the inadequacies inherent in the thinking, along with the resulting problems, such as pollution, congestion and  Read more...

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