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Sustainable Transport for Chinese Cities.

Author: Roger L MackettAnthony D MayMasanobu KiiHaixiao PanStephen IsonAll authors
Publisher: Bradford : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013.
Series: Transport and sustainability.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The volume is based on papers presented at a workshop on the green transport agenda and its implications for Chinese cities, organised by the World Conference on Transport Research Society in September 2010.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mackett, Roger L.
Sustainable Transport for Chinese Cities.
Bradford : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger L Mackett; Anthony D May; Masanobu Kii; Haixiao Pan; Stephen Ison; Jon Shaw
ISBN: 9781781904763 1781904766
OCLC Number: 829459976
Notes: Transport policy change at the tactical level.
Description: 1 online resource (589 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Contributors; Section 1: Introduction and the Global and Chinese Context; Chapter 1 Introduction; Introduction; The global context; The challenge of climate change; The Chinese context; Approaches to policy formulation; Traffic and passenger transport; Freight and logistics; Conclusions; References; Chapter 2 Projecting global urbanization and the growth of megacities; Abstract; Introduction; Population scenarios in IPCC SRES and IIASA-GGI database; Urban growth model; City size distribution and exponent parameter. Location suitability for city locationDiscussions on modelling and data quality; Projection of city population using SRES scenarios; Megacities in China; Concluding remarks; Acknowledgement; References; Chapter 3 Implementing sustainable urban travel policies in China; Abstract; Introduction; Institutional framework; Policy framework; Integration of urban travel and land-use policy; Environmental protection; Social equity issues in transport; Accessibility for people with reduced mobility; Public transport finance; Non-Motorized Transport; Conclusions; Notes; References; Acknowledgements. Section 2: Approaches to Policy FormulationChapter 4 The three stages of accessibility: the coming challenge of urban mobility; Abstract; Introduction; Accessibility: a powerful concept facing the challenges of urban mobility; From time gains to land-use priorities: the three stages of accessibility; Developed and developing countries: the same urban accessibility challenge; Concluding remarks: when collective land-use priorities shape accessibility supply!; References; Chapter 5 The Development of Green Sustainable Transportation in China; Abstract; Development background and challenges. Strategies for implementing green transportationDomestic practices; Existing problems and paths toward improvement; Conclusions; References; Chapter 6 Managing urban mobility systems through a cross-assessment model within the framework of land-use and transport integration; Abstract; Introduction; Analytical requirements for sustainable urban transport; Strategic cross-assessment model; Cross-assessment of transport strategies and their impact on urban structure; Conclusions; Notes; References; Chapter 7 Delivering a more sustainable urban environment through transport policy packages. AbstractThe challenge of green urban transport; The design of policy packages; Predictive research on optimal policy packages; Optimal levels for individual policy instruments; Synergy between instruments; Optimal combinations of instruments; Optimal combinations under constraints; Policy implications and qualifications; Implications for Chinese cities; References; Acknowledgements; Chapter 8 Delivering transport policy change in China: lessons from the UK; Abstract; Introduction; Transport policy at the strategic and tactical levels; Policy change at the strategic level.
Series Title: Transport and sustainability.

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