Sustainable Transportation: Indicators, Frameworks, and Performance Management by Henrik GudmundssonSustainable Transportation: Indicators, Frameworks, and Performance Management by Henrik Gudmundsson

Sustainable Transportation: Indicators, Frameworks, and Performance Management

byHenrik Gudmundsson, Ralph P. Hall, Greg Marsden

Hardcover | July 15, 2015

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This textbook provides an introduction to the concept of sustainability in the context of transportation planning, management, and decision-making. The book is divided into two parts. In the first part, indicators and frameworks for measuring sustainable development in the transportation sector are developed. In the second, the authors analyze actual planning and decision-making in transportation agencies in a variety of governance settings. This analysis of real-world case studies demonstrates the benefits and limitations of current approaches to sustainable development in transportation. The book concludes with a discussion on how to make sustainability count in transportation decision-making and practice.
Henrik Gudmundsson is a Senior Researcher in the Department of Transport at the Technical University of Denmark. He has a PhD in Business Economics from Copenhagen Business School. Henrik s main areas of research and teaching is sustainable transport policy, planning, and assessment. He has held leading positions in several national an...
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Title:Sustainable Transportation: Indicators, Frameworks, and Performance ManagementFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pagesPublished:July 15, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3662469235

ISBN - 13:9783662469231

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Table of Contents

Preface.- Part I.- 1 Introduction.- 2 Sustainable Development.- 3 Planning for Transportation.- 4 Transportation and Sustainability.- 5 Governance and Decision-Making in Transportation.- 6 Indicators.-7 Frameworks.- Preamble to Part II.- 8 European Union Transport White Paper.- 9 High Speed Rail in England.- 10 New York's GreenLITES Rating Systems.- 11 Japan's 'Eco-Model' City Program.- 12 Conclusions.

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"Gudmundsson et al. have written a text aimed atgraduate-level students and transportation industry personnel to consider themyriad ways in which to apply more sustainable principles to transportationpolicies and practices. . This thoughtful, excellently planned book may bewritten for transportation practitioners and transit students, but the lessonswithin it should matter to everyone who drives a car, or takes a bus, train, orplane." (Bernice Glenn, Computing Reviews, December, 2015)