Towards Sustainable Urban Transportation
Year of Publication: 2012
Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2012. 225 pp., 5 fig., 43 tables, 34 graphs
ISBN 978-3-631-62367-1 hb. (Hardcover)
Weight: 0.550 kg, 1.213 lbs
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The monograph addresses environmental problems, assessment methods and remedial measures related to the management of urban transportation. The book comprises description of current state and future developments towards sustainable urban transportation. The assessment of transport-induced urban environmental quality covers the whole process from the collection of raw data, the storage and retrieval of this data for computation/modelling, to the presentation of information. Special attention is given to the strategies, policies, as well as economic instruments which support decisions for sustainable environmental management. The book also includes case studies providing practical examples of respective environmental issues.
Contents: The Challenges of Urban Transportation - Environmental Impacts of Road Transportation - Monitoring and Modelling Urban Environmental Quality - Managing Urban Transportation - Tools for Urban Transportation Management - Current State and Future Visions.