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Barriers to Sustainable Transport: Institutions, Regulation and Sustainability

Barriers to Sustainable Transport: Institutions, Regulation and Sustainability

Piet Rietveld, Roger R. Stough
August 11, 2015

The complexity of transportation systems and their negative social and environmental effects are today at the centre of attention. This book focuses on the impact of institutions and regulatory systems on transport systems and travel behaviour. While institutions appear to play an important...

Unfare Solutions: Local Earmarked Charges to Fund Public Transport

Unfare Solutions: Local Earmarked Charges to Fund Public Transport

Marcus Enoch, Peter Nijkamp, Stephen Potter, Barry Ubbels
January 14, 2013

Transport policy is an increasingly difficult area for all national governments and regional/local authorities. Tackling car use and realising a sustainable transport system appears to be very difficult. Developing public transport is seen as an increasingly important element in improving the...

Unsustainable Transport: City Transport in the New Century

Unsustainable Transport: City Transport in the New Century

David Banister
May 03, 2005

This book addresses the links between transport and sustainable urban development, from an analysis of the global picture to issues in transport and energy intensity, public policy and the institutional and organisational constraints on change. The central part of the book explores these links...

Transport Planning

Transport Planning

David Banister
May 09, 2002

Transport is central to many of the current planning and policy debates. Completely revised and restructured, the new edition of Transport Planning describes the evolution of transport policies and planning, linking the past with the contemporary and future debates. It is divided into two main...

Experimenting for Sustainable Transport: The Approach of Strategic Niche Management

Experimenting for Sustainable Transport: The Approach of Strategic Niche Management

Remco Hoogma, Rene Kemp, Johan Schot, Bernhard Truffer
February 21, 2002

Technological change is a central feature of modern societies and a powerful source for social change. There is an urgent task to direct these new technologies towards sustainability, but society lacks perspectives, instruments and policies to accomplish this. There is no blueprint for a...

The Politics of Mobility: Transport Planning, the Environment and Public Policy

The Politics of Mobility: Transport Planning, the Environment and Public Policy

Geoff Vigar
October 25, 2001

Transport issues are critically embedded in everyday life. For this very reason, ways of addressing such issues are almost always hugely politically contentious, as a quick glance at local and national media will testify. Such contentiousness is growing as ever increasing mobility for many in...

European Transport Policy and Sustainable Mobility

European Transport Policy and Sustainable Mobility

Jonas Akerman, David Banister, Karl Dreborg, Peter Nijkamp, Ruggero Schleicher-Tappeser, Dominic Stead, Peter Steen
October 26, 2000

It is now widely accepted that transport is becoming increasingly unsustainable and that strong policy intervention is required to reduce both the growth in transport demand and the environmental costs of transport. This book challenges conventional approaches to transport by moving away from trend...

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