Influence of Accessibility, Land Use and Transport Policies on the Transport Energy Dependence of a City

Transports can be considered as the main contributors of climate change and cities’ total energy consumption. In order to reduce transport energy, which is mainly influenced by urban form and available systems, three strategies can be adopted: a land use distribution lowering the need of motorized mobility; adoption of measures fostering low impact transport modes; promotion of energy efficient vehicle fleets. The aim of this paper is to evaluate the suitability of accessibility measures as a planning tool to evaluate the effectiveness of integrated transport and land use policies adopted to reduce the transport energy dependence of an urban area.


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  • Accession Number: 01639839
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 28 2017 2:40PM