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Sustainable Transportation: Problems And Solutions

During the last two decades, sustainability has become the dominant concern of transportation planners and policymakers. This timely text provides a framework for developing systems that move people and products efficiently while minimizing damage to the local and global environment. The book offers a uniquely comprehensive perspective on the problems surrounding current transportation systems: climate change, urban air pollution, diminishing petroleum reserves, safety issues, and congestion. It explores the full range of possible solutions, including applications of pricing, planning, policy, education, and technology. Numerous figures, tables, and examples are featured, with a primary focus on North America.

Hardcover: 299 pages

Publisher: The Guilford Press; 1 edition (January 4, 2010)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1606234854

ISBN-13: 978-1606234853

Product Dimensions: 7.1 x 0.9 x 10.2 inches

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