Urban Transport, Environment, and Equity: The Case for Developing Countries
Earthscan Publications, 2001 - 333 pages
Traditional transport planning has generated transport systems that propagate an unfair distribution of accessibility and have environmental and safety issues. This book highlights the importance of social and political aspects of transport policy and provides a methodology to support this approach. It emphasizes the importance of co-ordinating urban, transport and traffic planning, and addresses the major challenge of modifying the building and use of roads. The author makes suggestions for innovative and radical new measures towards an equitable and sustainable urban environment.
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Current transport and traffic conditions in developing countries
Sociological and political approaches to transport
The city the circulation system and urban transport policies
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