Sustainable Transportation

Sustainable Transportation

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During the last two decades, sustainability has become the dominant concern of transportation planners and policymakers. This timely text provides 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.... Ranger compact pickup GM EV1 two-seat coupe Toyota RAV4 sport utility vehicle GM Chevrolet S-10 compact pickup ... Civic GX CNG 1.6L 4, auto (CNG) SULEV Nissan Altra Electric ZEV Honda Insight 1.0L 3, manual ULEV Toyota RAV4anbsp;...

Title:Sustainable Transportation
Author:William Richard Black
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2010


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