CO(2) Reduction through Better Urban Design: Portland’s Story

This chapter describes how the Portland metropolitan region has reduced carbon dioxide (CO(2)) emissions while becoming more livable and affordable for its residents. In order to understand the Portland area’s success, it is necessary to understand that relationships between reducing emissions and complementary fiscal and social goals. This chapter examines the policies that have been successful so far in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the metropolitan Portland area, as well as plans currently being developed to further those successes over the next several decades.

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    Springer Publishing

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    New York, NY  United States  10013
  • Authors:
    • Rose, Eliot
    • Burkholder, Rex
  • Publication Date: 2009


  • English

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; Maps; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 139-157
  • Monograph Title: Reducing Climate Impacts in the Transportation Sector

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  • Accession Number: 01144359
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9781402069789
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 6 2009 1:59PM