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The Urban Transport Crisis in Europe and North America By John Pucher

The Urban Transport Crisis in Europe and North America
by John Pucher

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Increasing levels of auto ownership and use are causing severe social, economic, and environmental problems in virtually all countries in Europe and North America. Through in-depth case studies of eight countries, the book seeks to evaluate the effectiveness of alternative solutions to transport problems, and thus a way out of the transport crisis.
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The Urban Transport Crisis in Europe and North America by John Pucher

Increasing levels of auto ownership and use are causing severe social, economic, and environmental problems in virtually all countries in Europe and North America. This book documents the worsening transport crisis and differences among countries in their urban transport and land-use systems. The focus is on public policies to deal with urban transport problems. Through in-depth case studies of eight countries, the book seeks to evaluate the effectiveness of alternative solutions to transport problems, and thus a way out of the transport crisis.

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Table of Contents


List of Tables - List of Acronyms - Preface - The Urban Transport Crisis: An Introduction -Overview of Urban Transport Systems and Land Use Patterns in Europe and North America -Germany: The Conflict between Automobility and Environmental Protection - France: The Impossibility to Accommodate the Car and Public Transport in Transport Policies - The Netherlands: A Wise Country Overtaken by World Trends -Italy: Cities without Policies - Great Britain: Failure of Free Market Policies - Eastern Europe: Transport Impacts of Political Revolution -Canada: Bridge between Europe and the United States - The United States: The Auto Dependent Society - Dealing with the Urban Transport Crisis - Bibliography - Index

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GOR004667822
The Urban Transport Crisis in Europe and North America by John Pucher
John Pucher
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Palgrave Macmillan
1996-06-19
226
0333655516
9780333655511
N/A
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