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Urban transport, environment, and equity : the case for developing countries

Author: Eduardo Alcântara de Vasconcellos
Publisher: London, UK ; Sterling, VA Earthscan 2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume highlights the importance of social and political aspects of transport policy and provides a methodology to support this approach. It suggests innovative and radical new measures towards  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eduardo Alcântara de Vasconcellos
ISBN: 1853837261 9781853837265 185383727X 9781853837272
OCLC Number: 834302076
Description: IX, 333 Seiten Diagramme 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: Introduction - Introduction * Part 2: Current Conditions of Urban Transport in Developing Countries - Current Transport Conditions in Developing Countries - Current Transport and Traffic Conditions in Developing Countries * Part 3: How it Happened - Sociological and Political Approaches to Transport * The Organization of Urban Space * The City, the Circulation System and Urban Transport Policies * The Use of Roads: the Microphysics of Space * the Political Issue: Agents in Urban Transport Planning * Non-motorized Transport * Public Transport * Private Transport * Mobility * Space, Environment and Energy * Traffic Accidents * the Urban Transport Crises in Developing Countries * Part 4: Proposals - Policy Assumptions and Principles * Proposals for Urban Planning * Transport Planning Proposals * Traffic Planning and Management * Part 5: Conclusions - Conclusions * Notes * References * Inde
Responsibility: Eduardo Alcântara Vasconcellos

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