William R. Black Phd, "Sustainable Transportation: Problems and Solutions"
2010 | ISBN: 1606234854 | 321 pages | PDF | 3,1 MB
During the last two decades, sustainability has become the dominant concern of transportation planners and policymakers. This timely text pres 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.