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Author Fields, Billy
Title Transport Beyond Oil : Policy Choices for a Multimodal Future
Imprint Washington, DC : Island Press, 2013
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Descript 1 online resource (334 pages)
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Note Intro -- About Island Press -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Foreword: Where Have We Come From? Where Are We Going? - Gilbert E. Carmichael -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Moving from Disaster to Opportunity: Transitioning the Transportation Sector from Oil Dependence - John L. Renne and Billy Fields -- Part 1. Petroleum Consumption Impacts and Trends -- 1. The Role of Transportation in Climate Disruption - Deborah Gordon and David Burwell -- 2. Oil Vulnerability in the American City - Neil Sipe and Jago Dodson -- 3. Full Cost Analysis of Petroleum Consumption - Todd Litman -- 4. How Does Induced Travel Affect Sustainable Transportation Policy? - Robert B. Noland and Christopher S. Hanson -- 5. Bending the Curve: How Reshaping US Transportation Can Influence Carbon Demand - Deron Lovaas and Joanne R. Potter -- Part 2. Transportation and Oil Dependence: A Modal Analysis -- 6. Public Transportation as a Solution to Oil Dependence - Bradley W. Lane -- 7. Taking the Car Out of Carbon: Mass Transit and Emission Avoidance - Projjal K. Dutta -- 8. High-Speed Rail and Reducing Oil Dependence - Petra Todorovich and Edward Burgess -- 9. The Challenges and Benefits of Using Biodiesel in Freight Railways - Simon McDonnell and Jie (Jane) Lin -- 10. Healthy, Oil-Free Transportation: The Role of Walking and Bicycling in Reducing Oil Dependence - Kevin Mills, JD -- 11. Building an Optimized Freight Transportation System - Alan S. Drake -- Part 3. Moving Forward -- 12. Imagining a Future Without Oil for Car-Dependent Cities and Regions - Peter Newman -- 13. The Pent-Up Demand for Transit-Oriented Development and Its Rolein Reducing Oil Dependence - John L. Renne -- 14. Deteriorating or Improving?: Transport Sustainability Trends in Global Metropolitan Areas - Jeffrey Kenworthy
15. Policy Implications of the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program: Redefining the Transportation Solution - Billy Fields and Tony Hull -- 16. From Potential to Practice: Building a National Policy Framework for Transportation Oil Reduction - Billy Fields, John L. Renne, and Kevin Mills -- About the Contributors -- Index
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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: Fields, Billy Transport Beyond Oil : Policy Choices for a Multimodal Future Washington, DC : Island Press,c2013 9781610910439
Subject Transportation and state -- United States.;Sustainable urban development -- United States.;Transportation -- Energy consumption -- United States.;Transportation -- Energy conservation -- United States.;Petroleum as fuel -- United States
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Alt Author Renne, John L
Burwell, David Gates
Carmichael, Gilbert E
Dodson, Jago
Drake, Alan Sanford
Dutta, Projjal K
Gordon, Deborah
Hanson, Christopher
Hull, Anthony Charles
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