Improving Urban Access: New Approaches to Funding Transport Investment

This book focuses on how urban transport plays an important role in determining the social, environmental and economic future of cities. It provides new ideas on how to reorganize transport finance in the future. The table of contents lists the chapters titles as: Sustainability and Social Inclusion: The Complexity of Financing Urban Access; A Field Guide to the Challenge of Financing Urban Access; Shaping Rapidly Growing Chinese Cities: Lessons in the Behavioral Impacts of Transport Finance Choices; The Social Meaning of "Access"; Lessons in Transport Governance from Cities in Developed Counties; Mobility and Access when Formal Markets Do Not Exist: Lessons from Cities in Developing Countries; Lessons from Economics: Mechanisms for Financing Mobility; Value Capture: Why People May be Disappointed; Why Can’t Urban Transport Behave Like Other Public Services? Explorations in Public Utility Regulation; Measuring Access not Mobility: A Technical Challenge; Approaches to Measuring Access and Social Inclusion: Lessons from Lisbon; Access and Social Complexity: Identifying and Managing Access Requirements across Social Groups and Across the World; What is Past is Prologue: Stepping into the Future.


  • English

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  • Media Type: Web
  • Pagination: 236p

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  • Accession Number: 01598295
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9781138927056
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 12 2016 11:54AM