Sustainability and Livability; Economic, Environmental, and Societal Impacts

Title: Sustainability and Livability; Economic, Environmental, and Societal Impacts
Author: TRB
Publication Date: 2011
Dewey Decimal Number: 388.049
Call Record: 388.049  TRB  2011

Title:

Sustainability and Livability; Economic, Environmental, and Societal Impacts

Accession Number:

01362315

Record Type:

Monograph

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Order URL: http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780309167628

Abstract:

This issue contains 15 papers on the subject of sustainability and livability approaches to transportation and evaluation of the economic, environmental, and societal impacts. Specific topics discussed include the following: the evaluation and assessment of sustainable transportation; the economics of transportation sustainability; sustainable transportation planning; sustainable road transport; performance of livability programs; assessing environmental impacts in the transport sector; socioeconomics of introducing electric vehicles; quantifying transport energy resilience; why congestion threshold speeds do not matter as decision-making input; low-socioeconomic-status households access to destinations; the new form of spatial mismatch; nondriver accessibility; and the economic impacts of bypasses.

Language:

English

Pagination:

141p

Publication Date:

2011

Serial:

Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board

Issue Number: 2242
Publisher: Transportation Research Board
ISSN: 0361-1981

ISBN:

9780309167628

Media Type:

Print

Features:

Figures; References; Tables

Uncontrolled Terms:

Subject Areas:

Energy; Environment; Society; Transportation (General); I10: Economics and Administration; I15: Environment
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