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The end of automobile dependence : how cities are moving beyond car-based planning / Peter Newman and Jeffrey Kenworthy.

By: Newman, Peter 1945-
Contributor(s): Kenworthy, Jeffrey R 1955-
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, DC Island Press [2015]Description: xvi, 300 pages illustrations (some color), maps 26 cmISBN: 1610914635; 9781610914635Subject(s): Urban transportation policy | Urban transportation -- Environmental aspects | Sustainable development | Land use, Urban | Automobiles -- Environmental aspects | Urban policy | Sustainable development | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Transportation | TRANSPORTATION / Public Transportation | Urban politik | Stadstrafik | Hållbar utveckling | Bilar -- miljöaspekter | KollektivtrafikDDC classification: 388.4 Other classification: 380 | Prt Summary: In The End of Automobile Dependence, Newman and Kenworthy look at how we can accelerate a planning approach to designing urban environments that can function reliably and conveniently on alternative modes, with a refined and more civilized automobile playing a very much reduced and manageable role in urban transportation. The authors examine the rise and fall of automobile dependence using updated data on 44 global cities to better understand how to facilitate and guide cities to the most productive and sustainable outcomes
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-288) and index

In The End of Automobile Dependence, Newman and Kenworthy look at how we can accelerate a planning approach to designing urban environments that can function reliably and conveniently on alternative modes, with a refined and more civilized automobile playing a very much reduced and manageable role in urban transportation. The authors examine the rise and fall of automobile dependence using updated data on 44 global cities to better understand how to facilitate and guide cities to the most productive and sustainable outcomes

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