The author states that if car ownership continues to increase and population densities to fall, the dispersed development pattern which results will require a great deal of energy to service it. If energy supply problems occurred in Britain in the 1990s, the changes in land use could not be reversed quickly and individual hardship would be suffered by people living in areas of low population density. It is suggested that the need to move out of areas of high population density should be minimised, an essential part of such an approach being the support of alternatives /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    IPC Building and Contract Journals Limited

    Surrey House, 1 Throwley Way
    Sutton, Surrey SM1 4QQ,   England 
  • Authors:
    • HAMER, M
  • Publication Date: 1976-11-12


  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00149018
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Analytic
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 17 1981 12:00AM