The transport sector is a major contributor to greenhouse gas
emissions. Although the bus operator is a small player in the
emissions stakes, the entire life cycle emissions from the
manufacture of buses and diesel fuel ...
This paper discusses a number of initiatives undertaken in Australia
to improve the efficiency of the transport sector, long recognised as
one of the most inefficient links in the economic cycle of production,
Hensher, David A.; Battellino, Helen C.; Gee, Julie L.(1991-08)
Responsible local governments recognise the need to be sensitive to the local
environmental implications of decisions taken in the course of developing strategies to
ensure the efficient use of scarce resources. Rather ...
Urban transport research and planning is facing some major challenges. There is a new
realism emerging which is recognising that it is not possible to construct enough
capacity to match projected growth in traffic, ...
The debate over light rail transit (LRT) systems is often a confrontation
between advocates and opponents of LRT systems. It is difficult to
separate real evidence from opinion about LRT. We review
evidence and viewpoints ...
Urban Australia has seen a continuing movement away from
public transit. In 1988 over 95% of all passenger kilometres in
the Sydney Metropolitan area were by car and truck. There is
now a growing recognition of the costs ...