1 edition of Sustainable transportation found in the catalog.
William R. Black
Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-288) and index.
|Statement||William R. Black|
|LC Classifications||HE147.65 .B57 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 299 p. :|
|Number of Pages||299|
|LC Control Number||2009040112|
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This book comprehensively and systematically examines the key issues and best. The book is divided into two parts. In the first part, indicators and frameworks for measuring sustainable development in the transportation sector are developed.
In the second, the authors analyze actual planning and decision-making in transportation agencies in. Sustainable transportation methods may be defined as the means by which transportation takes place in line with the principles of sustainability, which, for instance, entails as little CO2.
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In the face of ongoing challenges such as traffic congestion, environmental degradation, and rising energy costs, transportation professionals look for new strategies, methods, and technologies to.
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JEFFREY TUMLIN is an owner and sustainability practice leader of Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates, a San Francisco–based transportation planning and engineering firm that focuses on sustainable mobility.
Over the past nineteen years, he has led station-area, downtown, citywide, and campus plans, and he has delivered various lectures .