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Social Change and Sustainable Transport:

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Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Transport industries,
  • Transport planning & policy,
  • Transportation Research,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology,
  • Development - Sustainable Development,
  • General,
  • Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Congresses,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Europe,
  • Social Change,
  • Social aspects,
  • Transportation

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWilliam R. Black (Editor), Peter Nijkamp (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9453899M
    ISBN 100253340675
    ISBN 109780253340672

    Social change and sustainable transport (). Pagina-navigatie: disciplines on both sides of the Atlantic to write papers on the various subjects related to the social dimension of sustainable transport. Although social issues are not prominent in all the contributions, the book contains many interesting and valuable chapters that make it Author: M.J. Dijst. This book collects original research by long-standing and younger scholars from multiple disciplines, builds upon the wider discourse about sea ports and sustainability, examines the role of modern seaports in Europe and considers how port-cities are responding to these major drivers for : Springer International Publishing.

      In the first edition of my book, The Sustainable City, I discussed the infrastructure needed to support a sustainable city: sustainable energy, water, food, transport, waste management and open space. In the second edition, co-authored with my colleague Dong Guo, we’ve added another piece of essential infrastructure: A competent and well.   The onset of anthropogenic climate change and international efforts to reduce carbon emissions has accelerated efforts to promote sustainable forms of transport and mobility. Traditionally, nation states, local authorities, and their agencies have regarded behavioral change as a key tool for reducing carbon emissions from by: 4.

    Get this from a library! Institutional barriers to sustainable transport. [Carey Curtis; Nicholas Low] -- "In a world seeking to tackle global environmental problems such as climate change, the importance of local and national institutional change to deal most effectively with these issues is critical. Climate Change and Sustainable Cities brings together nine contributions ranging from broad overviews to sector-specific analysis, paying particular attention to the role of urban planning. Contributors cover climate change mitigation and adaptation, deal with different scales of analysis ranging from international and European to national and.


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“Current transportation systems are non-sustainable and recent social changes threaten to make this problem worse. A group of researchers from North America and Europe examine the nature of the problem, including issues of environmental impacts, business and economic impacts, society's reliance on the automobile, changes in freight transport, and the role of e-commerce and other new.

The papers presented here originated at a conference on Social Change and Sustainable Transport held at the University of California at Berkeley in Marchunder the auspices of the European Science Foundation and the National Science Foundation.

The contributors, who represent a range of disciplines, including geography and regional Author: William R. Black. Presents papers from a conference on Social Change and Sustainable Transport that was held at the University of California at Berkeley in March under the auspices of the European Science This book intends to integrate social, economic, and behavioural sciences into the transportation field.

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Transport’s relationship with the complex concept of sustainability is thus of major concern world-wide; Transport and Sustainability addresses this important nexus between transport and sustainability.

It contains volumes dealing with a wide range of issues relating to transport, its impact in economic, social and environmental spheres, and. Sustainable transport refers to the broad subject of transport that is sustainable in the senses of social, environmental and climate impacts.

Components for evaluating sustainability include the particular vehicles used for road, water or air transport; the source of energy; and the infrastructure used to accommodate the transport (roads, railways, airways, waterways, canals and terminals).

Social change and sustainable transport; a manifest on transatlantic research opportunities. In W. Black, & P. Nijkamp (Eds.), Social Change and Sustainable transport (pp. 3 Cited by: 2. Purchase Sustainable Transport - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNSocial sustainability can be defined as specifying and managing both positive and negative impacts of systems, processes, organizations, and activities on people and social life.

Social sustainability is the neglected component of sustainability. Our world during the last decades has focused, however, only on economic sustainability. Sustainable Transportation and Smart Logistics: Decision-Making Models and Solutions provides deterministic and probabilistic models for transportation logistics problem-solving and decision-making.

The book presents an overview of the intersections between sustainability, transportation, and logistics, and delves into the current problems. This textbook provides an introduction to the concept of sustainability in the context of transportation planning, management, and decision-making.

The book is divided into two parts. In the first part, indicators and frameworks for measuring sustainable development in the transportation sector are. Experimenting for Sustainable Transport book. The Approach of Strategic Niche Management. bicycle pools and fleet management to illustrate the means by which technological change must be closely linked to social change if successful implementation is to take place.

The basic divide between proponents of technological fixes and those in Cited by: Sustainable transport systems are therefore crucial to fight climate change and achieve the sustainable future we want.

The two-day Conference will feature plenary sessions as well as parallel. the transport relevance of each of the 17 proposed Sustainable Development Goals and seeks sustainable transport and the key strategies that will need to be implemented in achieving this Figure 1: Transport-related SDGs and targets (Source: SloCaT, )File Size: KB.

How are urban social issues shifting. Jarvie & Friend: With cities recognized as being at the forefront of addressing global climate change, it is clear that urbanization of the future will need to be very different from urbanization of the past, and from current is an urgent need for a transformative urban future that is socially just, inclusive, and ecologically viable.

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The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) reaf-firmed commitment to sustainable development and adopted a framework for action and comprehensive follow-up.

The World Economic and Social Survey serves as a valuable resource as we look towards translating the outcome of Rio+20 into concrete actions. In particular, there are concerns that current trends in transport are not sustainable over the long term.

This paper describes some of the main forces for social change and the way that they Author: Clive Charlton. This paper presents a definition of sustainable urban freight transport (SUFT), based on the existing theories and concepts, and develops an indicator set that describes SUFT.

Addressing the Social Norms of UnSustainability. In the book, “Social Norms,” authors Michael Hechter and Karl-Dieter Opp define social norms as the informal understanding of appropriate social behaviors that subtly govern societies.

They differ from place to place but have similar impacts in shaping the social cues of what’s expected of a person’s behavior in order for them to “fit.As a part of a new sustainable development roadmap, the United Nations approved the Agenda, which contains the Sustainable Development Goals, a call to action to protect the planet and guarantee the global well-being of people.

These common goals require the active involvement of individuals, businesses, administrations and countries around the world.To answer that question, this book investigates stability and change in contemporary transport systems. It makes a socio-technical analysis of transport systems, exploring the strategies and beliefs of crucial actors such as car manufacturers, local and national governments, citizens, car drivers, transport planners and civil society.