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Urban transport and the environment : an international perspective

Author: World Conference on Transport Research Society,
Publisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Conference publication : German : 1. ed

The damaging environmental impact of urban transport is a worsening global problem that needs to be tackled with local solutions. This book was commissioned with the aim of helping to develop those  Read more...


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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: World Conference on Transport Research Society,
ISBN: 0080445128 9780080445120 9780080470290 0080470297
OCLC Number: 959574776
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (xxvii, 515 Seiten) : Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten
Contents: Introduction. Overview of Urban Transport and the Environment. (Hideo Nakamura et al.). Development of Motorised Society. (Hideo Nakamura). Environmental Problems caused by Urban Transport. (Hideo Nakamura). Global Environmental Problems. (Hideo Nakamura). The Urban Transport System. (G. Giuliano). Introduction. (G. Giuliano). Trends in Motorisation. (G. Giuliano). Travel patterns. (G. Giuliano). Urban Structure: Decentralisation and Urban Transport. (G. Giuliano). Urban Transport in Developing Countries. (D. Sperling). Conclusion. (G. Giuliano). Environmental Impacts Due to Urban Transport. (D. Sperling). Introduction. (Shinya Hanaoka, Akira Okada). Source of Emissions. (Shinya Hanaoka, Masaharu Yagishita). Local Air Environment. (Shinya Hanaoka, Masaharu Yagishita). Local Air Quality and Transport in Different Cities. (Yoshikuni Kobayashi, Hideo Nakamura). Global Warming. (D. Sperling). Noise. (W. Schade). Transport and Land Use Instruments for a Better Environment. (A. D. May). Introduction. (A. D. May). Problems, Objectives and Strategies. (A. D. May). Classification of Policy Instruments. (A. D. May). The Performance of Different Types of Policy Instrument. (A. D. May). Technological Countermeasures for Gas Emissions. (Makoto Okazaki, D. Sperling). Overall Contribution to Strategies and Objectives. (A. D. May). Responsibilities and Barriers. (A. D. May). Integrated Strategies. (A. D. May). The Use of Causal Loop Diagrams to Determine the Most Appropriate Instruments. (Hirokazu Kato). Transport-Environment Issues and Countermeasures in Various Metropolises. (Kazuaki Miyamoto). Introduction. (Kazuaki Miyamoto). Berlin. (W. Schade). Budapest. (B. Horvatth, J. Monigl). Istanbul. (H. GerHek). Lyon. (D. Mignot, J-P. Nicolas). Nottingham. (B. James). Rome. (A. N. Musso). Cairo. (A. S. Huzayyin, O. Osman). Los Angeles. (Hanh Dam Le). Bogotao. (J-M. Cusset). Curitiba. (Fumihiko Nakamura). Mexico City. (A. Paez). Santiago. (F. J. Martinez, R. Quijada). Nagoya. (Hirokazu Kato). Adelaide. (M. A. P. Taylor and R. Zito). Bangkok. (Yordphol Tanaboriboon). Dalian. (Zhongzhen Yang). Hanoi. (J-M. Cusset). Kathmandu. (Surya Raj Acharya). Manila. (K. N. Vergel). Seoul. (Sungwon Lee). Singapore. (M. A. Aziz, Tien Fang Fwa). Political Climate for Environmental Policies and Proposals for International Mechanism. (W. Rothengatter). Introduction. (Yoshitsugu Hayashi). Typical Political Trends Relating to Transport Environment Policies. (Yoshitsugu Hayashi, Hirokazu Kato). Direction of Ecological Transport Strategy in Developed Countries. (W. Rothengatter). Environmental Policies in Developing Countries. (D. Sperling). Political Climate for Environmental Policies and International Funding Measures. (Yoshitsugu Hayashi, Hirokazu Kato). Appendix. References. Index. Abbreviations.
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