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Barriers to Sustainable Transport

Institutions, Regulation and Sustainability, 1st Edition

Edited by Piet Rietveld, Roger R. Stough


264 pages

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The complexity of transportation systems and their negative social and environmental effects are today at the centre of attention. This book focuses on the impact of institutions and regulatory systems on transport systems and travel behaviour. While institutions appear to play an important role in the economic success of many countries, this book considers the extent to which they also support sustainable development.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Regulation and Sustainable Transport. Part 1. Transport Policy 2. Public and Private Initiatives in Transport Infrastructure Supply 3. Overcoming Barriers to Implementation in Transport Policy 4. Myths and Taboos in Transport Policy. Part 2. Local and Regional Aspects of Sustainable Transport 5. Institutional Issues: Land Use Planning as an Ingredient of Transport Policies 6. Institutional Issues in Parking 7. Organising School Transport. Part 3. International Dimensions 8. Institutional Issues in Transatlantic Aviation 9. The Evolution of Economic Institutions in Transport Facilitating International Trade 10. Impact of Border Regime Institutions on Transport Network Development. Part 4. Freight Transport 11. Comparison of Politician's and Supply Chain Manager's Perspective on Transport Policy 12. Intermodal Transport Markets and Sustainability 13. Institutional Issues in Transport: A Synthesis.

About the Series

Transport, Development and Sustainability Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Urban & Land Use Planning
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography