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Author Cox, Peter
Title Moving People : Sustainable Transport Development
Imprint London : Zed Books, 2010
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (271 pages)
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Note Intro -- Tables -- table 1.1 | Strengths and weaknesses of different modes of transport -- table 3.1 | Health effects of vehicular combustion products -- table 3.2 | Euro diesel emissions standards for vehicles of more than 1305 kg -- table 3.3 | Euro diesel emissions standards for buses and lorries -- table 3.4 | Lifecycle effects of oil recovery and use by stage -- table 3.5 | Relative greenhouse gas emissions of selected transport -- table 3.6 | Average distance per trip in UK -- table 5.1 | Transport modal share in Bogotá, 1998-2007 -- table 6.1 | Vehicle numbers in Delhi -- table 8.1 | Relative perfomance of various NMT and IMT modes -- Boxes -- box 1.1 | Walking, transit and automobile cities -- box 2.1 | Sustainable development in practice -- box 2.2 | A green approach to sustainable urban transport -- box 2.3 | What is ecomobility? -- box 3.1 | Comparative CO2 emissions -- box 5.1 | Four types of city and their transport systems -- box 5.2 | What is BRT? -- box 6.1 | Travel patterns in an informal settlement in Delhi -- box 6.2 | People's Charter on Clean Air -- box 6.3 | Transport for whom? -- box 6.4 | A master plan for Delhi -- box 6.5 | GEF/World Bank/UNDP Transport Project India 2008-2012 -- box 7.1 | Bicycles: reducing travel costs, increasing mobility -- box 8.1 | The Jinja Declaration -- box 8.2 | The Bicycling Empowerment Network -- box 8.3 | Declaration of African ministers on transport and the Millennium Development Goals -- box 8.4 | Vélo Mondial Cape Town Declaration -- box 8.5 | Report of the International Non-Motorized Transport and Intermediate Means of Transport Conference, 2007 -- box 9.1 | Recommendations to safeguard the contribution of rickshaws to sustainable transport in Delhi -- box 9.2 | On your bike, Mr President, Uganda's health demands it -- box 10.1 | Cities on the move -- Preface and acknowledgements
Introduction -- 1 | Movement and mobility -- Transport and mobility -- Physical mobility: motorised and non-motorised -- Public and private, individual and collective, fixed and flexible -- table 1.1 | Strengths and weaknesses of different modes of transport -- Land use and access -- box 1.1 | Walking, transit and automobile cities -- 2 | Sustainable development and ecomobility -- Transport and development -- box 2.1 | Sustainable development in practice -- Rethinking technology and development: Illich and Schumacher -- Sustainable transport development -- box 2.2 | A green approach to sustainable urban transport -- box 2.3 | What is ecomobility? -- 3 | The problem of car-dominance -- Health impacts of motor vehicles -- table 3.1 | Health effects of vehicular combustion products -- table 3.2 | Euro diesel emissions standards for vehicles of more than 1305 kg -- table 3.3 | Euro diesel emissions standards for buses and lorries -- table 3.4 | Lifecycle effects of oil recovery and use by stage -- Global issues -- box 3.1 | Comparative CO2 emissions -- table 3.5 | Relative greenhouse gas emissions of selected transport -- table 3.6 | Average distance per trip in UK -- 4 | Automobility and its alternatives -- Love of the automobile -- Automobility -- Global prospects for technology change: the eco-car? -- Alternative fuels -- Overall prospects for 'green' car mobility -- Strategies for change -- Conclusion -- 5 | The city as a system: transport as network -- Local detail matters -- Planning for sustainable cities -- box 5.1 | Four types of city and their transport systems -- Bogotá: background -- Buses: public transport and the private sector -- box 5.2 | What is BRT? -- The TransMilenio -- Curbing car traffic -- Ciclorutas -- Impacts -- table 5.1 | Transport modal share in Bogotá, 1998-2007 -- Lessons from Bogotá -- 6 | Mobility in the megacity: Delhi
Sustainable cities -- Delhi background -- table 6.1 | Vehicle numbers in Delhi -- box 6.1 | Travel patterns in an informal settlement in Delhi -- Grassroots campaigning on transport issues -- box 6.2 | People's Charter on Clean Air -- Official transport planning: Delhi Metro -- box 6.3 | Transport for whom? -- Delhi buses: high-capacity transport or BRT? -- box 6.4 | A master plan for Delhi -- Understanding the problems: drawing conclusions -- box 6.5 | GEF/World Bank/UNDP Transport Project India 2008-2012 -- 7 | Non-motorised transport: walking and cycling -- Walking -- Bicycles and urban transport -- box 7.1 | Bicycles: reducing travel costs, increasing mobility -- Bicycles as public transport -- Bicycle technologies -- 8 | Bicycle and NMT programmes in action -- table 8.1 | Relative perfomance of various NMT and IMT modes -- FABIO: 'moving slowly but reaching far' -- box 8.1 | The Jinja Declaration -- South Africa: mobility and the legacy of apartheid -- A new role for transport -- Low-cost mobility solutions -- box 8.2 | The Bicycling Empowerment Network -- Working in partnership -- box 8.3 | Declaration of African ministers on transport and the Millennium Development Goals -- Reshaping the institutional context for cycle use -- box 8.4 | Vélo Mondial Cape Town Declaration -- box 8.5 | Report of the International Non-Motorized Transport and Intermediate Means of Transport Conference, 2007 -- Conclusion -- 9 | Bicycles and rickshaws in South Asia -- Origins and spread -- Clampdown and restriction -- Rickshaws in Delhi -- box 9.1 | Recommendations to safeguard the contribution of rickshaws to sustainable transport in Delhi -- Bicycle and motorcycle taxis -- box 9.2 | On your bike, Mr President, Uganda's health demands it -- Cycle taxis in summary -- Powered two-wheelers and autorickshaws -- Future bicycle technologies -- 10 | Institutional changes
The World Bank -- box 10.1 | Cities on the move -- Global Environmental Facility -- Millennium Development Goals -- Institute for Transportation and Development Policy -- GTZ-SUTP -- Dar es Salaam: complex intervention in action -- Jakarta: BRT and rickshaws -- Reflections -- Conclusion -- Pointers to a more sustainable transport future -- Problems of urban public transport -- Good practice is contagious -- References -- Index
Presents an introduction to sustainable transport development in practice via a series of case studies. This book offers a practical way into the complexities of post-development theory. It is suitable for those in the area of environmental sustainability and transport policy
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Cox, Peter Moving People : Sustainable Transport Development London : Zed Books,c2010 9781848130036
Subject Transportation and state.;Transportation -- Environmental aspects.;Sustainable development.;Appropriate technology
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