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Social, environmental, and economic sustainability : including, 2010 Thomas B. Dean distinguished lecture.

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Transportation Research Board, 2010.
Series: Transportation research record, 2163.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : English
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"This issue contains 15 papers concerned with social, environmental, and economic sustainability, as well as the 2010 Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lecture, which considers the history and future of transportation policy as it relates to poverty and sustainability. Specific topics discussed include the following: equity implications of alternative transportation financing strategies; travel behavior patterns of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Social, environmental, and economic sustainability.
Washington, D.C. : Transportation Research Board, 2010
(OCoLC)685146809
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.
OCLC Number: 690957640
Description: 1 online resource (150 pages) : illustrations, charts.
Contents: Martin Wachs --
Transportation Policy, Poverty, and Sustainability --
Alternative Transportation Financing Strategies --
Travel Behavior Patterns of Different Socially Disadvantaged Groups --
Americans' Time Use --
Safeguarding Minority Civil Rights and Environmental Justice in Service Delivery and Reductions --
How Does Ignoring Worker Class Affect Measuring the Jobs-Housing Balance? --
Exploring Potential Inequities Between Burdens and Benefits of Climate Change Abatement Policies --
Performance Measurement Frameworks and Development of Effective Sustainable Transport Strategies and Indicators --
Understanding Transport Demand Management and Its Role in Delivery of Sustainable Urban Transport --
Transfer of Innovative Policies Between Cities to Promote Sustainability --
Estimating the Potential Success of Sustainable Transport Measures for a Small Town --
Green Credits Versus Environmentally Sustainable Traffic Operations --
Environmental Efficiency Model Based on Data Envelopment Analysis and Its Application to Environmentally Sustainable Transport Policies --
Sustainable Transport in France --
Impact of Transport Infrastructure on Firm Formation --
Impact of Foreign Aid on Local Institutional Systems.
Series Title: Transportation research record, 2163.
Other Titles: 2010 Thomas B. Deen distinguished lecture

Abstract:

"This issue contains 15 papers concerned with social, environmental, and economic sustainability, as well as the 2010 Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lecture, which considers the history and future of transportation policy as it relates to poverty and sustainability. Specific topics discussed include the following: equity implications of alternative transportation financing strategies; travel behavior patterns of different socially disadvantaged groups; American women's time use; minority civil rights and environmental justice in service delivery and reductions; measuring the jobs-housing balance; potential inequities of climate change abatement policies; transport demand management; transfer of innovative sustainability policies between cities; sustainable transport measures for a small town; green credits versus environmentally sustainable traffic operations; application of data envelopment analysis to environmentally sustainable transport policies; carbon dioxide emissions reduction; impact of transport infrastructure on firm formation; and the impact of foreign aid on local institutional systems."--Pub. desc.

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