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Future Aspects Of Acceptable Transportation And Mobility Concepts - The Industrial Researcher's View

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT950151

Volume

18

Pages

12

Published

1995

Size

2,743 kb

Author(s)

G. Mattrisch & C. Neuhaus

Abstract

Future aspects of acceptable transportation and mobility concepts - the industrial researcher's view G. Mattrisch, C. Neuhaus DaimlerBenz Research 'Technology and Society', 12274 Berlin, Germany 0. Preliminaries: Looking globally at trends in urban transport, the overall attitude is negative, mainly because it is just "too much". Presupposing an essential increase in urban traffic, we have to expect both severe functional deficits and severe acceptability problems. Some elements of potential solutions are described. Putting these premises at the beginning of this paper means implicitly focusing on industrialized or nearly industrialized agglomerations. For any other case functionality of the urban transportation system under tolerable economic and ecological conditions is a 'must'. (Fig.l) Anyway, future transportation approaches for industrialized urban areas have to be assessed with similar criteria: How do they work? How do they affect the qua

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