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HE147.65.B57 2010
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TITLE: Sustainable transportation : problems and solutions / William R. Black.
AUTHOR: Black, William R. (William Richard), 1942-
PUBLISHED: New York : Guilford Press, c2010.
DESCRIPTION: xviii, 299 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-288) and index.
NOTES: The problem of sustainability in the transport sector -- The historical problem of sustainability in the transport sector -- Climate change -- Urban air quality -- The finite nature of petroleum reserves -- Motor vehicle crashes and safety -- Congestion and sustainability -- An introduction to the range of possible solutions -- The full costs of transportation -- Pricing and taxation -- Urban form: planning for sustainability -- Indicator-based planning -- A continuum of policies -- The special role of speed and speed limit policies -- National policy solutions -- Sustainable travel demand management -- Educating for change -- Telecommuting, information and communication technologies, and e-commerce -- The potential of alternative fuels -- New vehicles, fuel cells, and catalytic converters -- Intelligent transport systems -- Summary, conclusions, and the current status of sustainable transport.
SUBJECT: Transportation --Environmental aspects.
SUBJECT: Local transit --Environmental aspects.
SUBJECT: Sustainable engineering.
SUBJECT: Green technology.
SUBJECT: Environmental degradation.
SUBJECT: Transportation and state.

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