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Urban Transport, Environment and Equity: The Case for Developing Countries

By: Eduardo Alcantara Vasconcellos

333 pages, Figs, tabs


Paperback | Dec 2001 | #116344 | ISBN: 185383727X
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Hardback | Dec 2001 | #116345 | ISBN: 1853837261
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About this book

Highlights the importance of social and political aspects of transport policy and provides a methodology to support the approach.

This book urges for a change in mindset to tackle urban traffic problems in developing countries. It deals with traditional transport policies and related problems that threaten to divide communities, widen economic inequities, compromise safety and threaten public health. -- Down to Earth


Introduction; Current Transport and Traffic Conditions in Developing Countries; Social and Political Approach to Urban Transport; Organization of Space; Urban Transport Policies; The Use of Roads; The Institutional Issue; The Technical Issue; Non-motorized Transport; Public Transport; Private Transport; Mobility; Space, Environment and Energy; Accidents; Air Pollution; Alternative Proposals; Conclusion; Bibliography, Index

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Eduardo A Vasconcellos is Director of the National Association of Public Transport (ANTP), Brazil.

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