Urban Transport Development

A Complex Issue

  • Gunilla Jönson
  • Emin Tengström

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXIII
  2. Some Basic Perspectives

  3. Urban Transport Systems Today: a Variety of Complexity

  4. Coping with Complexity: Some Analytical Perspectives

  5. The Role of Actors in Coping with Urban Transport Development

About this book

Introduction

Urban Transport Development is a contribution to the ongoing global discussion on the future of urban transport. The main themes are how to cope with the complexity of urban transport development and the process of change including its determining factors. The role of leadership in the development process is the key issue. Main areas of discussion are the historical background, the diversity and complexity of present problems, and the outcome of attempts to promote positive future development in urban environments around the world.

Keywords

Analytical Perspectives China Motor Urban Areas Variety of Complexity developing countries development environment innovation mobility safety sustainability transport

Authors and affiliations

  • Gunilla Jönson
    • 1
  • Emin Tengström
    • 1
  1. 1.LTHs kansliLundSweden

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-27761-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-25376-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-27761-3
  • About this book