Moving People: Sustainable Transport Development

Moving People: Sustainable Transport Development

by Peter Cox
     
 

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The local and global environmental impact of people's everyday travel is more apparent than ever before. MOVING PEOPLE provides an attention-grabbing introduction to the problem of transport and the development of sustainable alternatives, focusing on the often misunderstood issue of personal mobility. Reassessing the value and importance of non-motorised transport

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The local and global environmental impact of people's everyday travel is more apparent than ever before. MOVING PEOPLE provides an attention-grabbing introduction to the problem of transport and the development of sustainable alternatives, focusing on the often misunderstood issue of personal mobility. Reassessing the value and importance of non-motorised transport, Peter Cox raises questions about mobility in the face of climate change and energy security, particularly for the developing world.

Featuring original case studies from across the globe, this book is essential for anyone studying or working in the area of environmental sustainability and transport policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848130036
Publisher:
Zed Books
Publication date:
05/25/2010
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Peter Cox is a senior lecturer in the Department of Geography and Development Studies and the Department of Social and Communications Studies at the University of Chester, UK.

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