Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Book: Barriers to Sustainable Transport Institutions, Regulation and Sustainability (14 Feb 2014)

Barriers to Sustainable Transport

Institutions, Regulation and Sustainability

Edited by Piet RietveldRoger R. Stough

Routledge – 2004 – 264 pages
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.
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.

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