Chapter 1 of this book entitled: Environmental implications of options in urban mobility: observations of the Environment Committee of OECD (Committee of OECD), outlines the wider context of automobile policies. Chapter 2: Urban public transport: service innovations in operations, planning and technology (Burco, RA), deals with new potentials in public transport service, bus operations and the management of street and highway facilities, tramways, rail rapid transit, and suburban railroads. Institutional innovations in planning and administration, automated guideway transit, government and the pace and quality of urban transport evolution. Chapter 3: Methods of traffic limitation in urban areas (Thomson, JM), is devoted to traffic restriction, traffic restraint, traffic avoidance and effectiveness. Chapter 4: The automobile and the environment: Implications for the planning process (manheim,ml and suhrbier,j) discusses the planning process, process, community interaction, evaluation and reporting, interrelation of system and project planning, implementation. Chapter 5: Automobiles and cities: strategies for developing countries (Owen, W) reviews trends and outlook, improvement of urban transport. Chapter 6: Automotive air pollution and noise: implications for public policy (Ad Hoc Group to the Environment Committee of OECD), examines the dimensions of the problem, control of vehicles in use, transportation and land use control strategies, and limitation of the use of lead in motor fuel. (TRRL)

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    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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  • Publication Date: 1978

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  • Accession Number: 00310234
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 22 2000 12:00AM