Transport Beyond Oil (Hardcover)
Policy Choices for a Multimodal Future
Island Press, 9781610910415, 344pp.
Publication Date: March 28, 2013
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The authors demonstrate that smarter development and land-use decisions, paired with better transportation systems, can slash energy consumption. John Renne calculates how oil can be saved through a future with more transit-oriented development. Petra Todorovitch examines the promise of high-speed rail. Peter Newman imagines a future without oil for car-dependent cities and regions. Additional topics include funding transit, freight transport, and nonmotorized transportation systems. Each chapter provides policy prescriptions and their measurable results.
Transport Beyond Oil delivers practical solutions, based on quantitative data. This fact-based approach offers a new vision of transportation that is both transformational and achievable.
About the Author
Billy Fields, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Texas State University. He lives in Austin, Texas.
Praise For Transport Beyond Oil: Policy Choices for a Multimodal Future…
— William W. Millar, retired president, American Public Transportation Association
— Christopher B. Leinberger, President, LOCUS; Professor, GWU School of Business; author of "The Option of Urbanism"
— Electronic Green Journal
— Martin Wachs, University of California and RAND Corporation
— Anthony Perl, Professor, Urban Studies and Political Science, Simon Fraser University