Environmental Impacts due to Urban Transport

Private cars, trucks and buses are the main contributors to air pollution in urban areas. This chapter presents the problems of environmental pollution caused by urban transport, including air and noise pollution in the local environment, together with global warming.

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    • Support was provided by World Conference on Transport Research Society and Institute for Transport Policy Studies.
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  • Authors:
    • Sperling, Daniel
    • Hanaoka, Shinya
    • Okada, Akira
    • Okazaki, Makiti
    • Shade, Wolfgang
    • Yagishita, Masaharu
  • Publication Date: 2004


  • English

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Edition: First
  • Features: Figures; Illustrations; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 99-189
  • Monograph Title: Urban Transport and the Environment. An International Perspective

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  • Accession Number: 01002539
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0080445128
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 25 2005 9:42AM