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Towards sustainable transport planning

a comparison between Britain and the Netherlands

by Gary Haq

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Published by Avebury in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • Netherlands.
    • Subjects:
    • Transportation and state -- Great Britain.,
    • Transportation and state -- Netherlands.,
    • Transportation -- Environmental aspects -- Great Britain.,
    • Transportation -- Environmental aspects -- Netherlands.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-252).

      StatementGary Haq.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE243.A2 H37 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 252 p. ;
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1020460M
      ISBN 101859723829
      LC Control Number96079118

      Elements of such an approach are presented in this book in a number of domains: integrating transport infrastructure and land use planning, thus connecting fields that are rather unconnected in day-to-day policies; experiments with dynamic transport optimization, including reports on pilot projects to test the viability of transitions; towards.


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