AVOIDING THE COLLISION OF CITIES AND CARS: URBAN TRANSPORTATION POLICY FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

This report is intended as a roadmap for transportation policymakers in public and private sectors and as a guide for students and concerned citizens. The first part provides background and identifies the present social concerns raised by automobile use. It proposes a central hypothesis and establishes criteria for assessing policy alternatives. The report makes three sets of recommendations. These include near-term habit-changing strategies, mid-term strategies for changing the vehicle and its fuels and infrastructure, and long-term strategies for changing mobility structures and land-use pattterns. The proposals are mutually reinforcing, and some of the near-term strategies prepare the way for the long-term recommendations. They encourage a diversity of experimentation, depending on local circumstances. The report's concluding section argues that industry, government, and community leaders should work together to implement the report's recommendations.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Report on a Study Project sponsored by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in cooperation with The Aspen Institute.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences

    Urban Transportation Project, 200 E Randolph Drive, Suite 5600
    Chicago, IL  USA  60601
  • Authors:
    • JOHNSON, E W
  • Publication Date: 1993-9

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: 72 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00638752
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0877240019
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 5 1993 12:00AM