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Strategies for sustainable mobilities : opportunities and challenges / [edited by] Regine Gerike, Friederike Hülsmann and Katrin Roller.

Contributor(s): Gerike, Regine, 1972- [editor.] | Hülsmann, Friederike [editor.] | Roller, Katrin [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Transport and society: Publisher: Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., c2013Description: xv, 270 p. : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781409454892 (hardback : alk. paper).Subject(s): Urban transportation -- Environmental aspects | Urban transportation -- Social aspects | Choice of transportation | Transportation demand management | Buisness and Economics -- Industries -- TransportationDDC classification: 388.4 STR Online resources: Table of contents Summary: "Sustainable mobility is a qualitative, vague and normative vision. Although this vagueness is often criticized and seen as a drawback it also allows diverse stakeholders to commit to the goal of sustainable mobility. It allows for consensus, which can also help achieve a transport system that enables mobility for current and future generations. The goal of sustainable mobility is an ambitious one and requires a long-term and process-oriented perspective. With this in mind, this volume examines sustainable mobilities from multiple angles varying by time, region, cultural and economic backgrounds, local stakeholders and governance structures"-Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Sustainable mobility is a qualitative, vague and normative vision. Although this vagueness is often criticized and seen as a drawback it also allows diverse stakeholders to commit to the goal of sustainable mobility. It allows for consensus, which can also help achieve a transport system that enables mobility for current and future generations. The goal of sustainable mobility is an ambitious one and requires a long-term and process-oriented perspective. With this in mind, this volume examines sustainable mobilities from multiple angles varying by time, region, cultural and economic backgrounds, local stakeholders and governance structures"-Provided by publisher.

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