WIT Press

Torn Between Needs And Constraints - Future Challenges Of Urban Mobility And The Environment

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT980551

Volume

36

Pages

11

Published

1998

Size

1,156 kb

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

Gerhard Mattrisch

Abstract

Future challenges of urban mobility and the environment will, to a large extent, be determined by a complex network of driving forces. It is pointed out how these forces might affect people's mobility needs and constraints. Developing adequate solutions for mobility and environmental problems requires scientific progress, focusing essentially on efficient and participatory planning and design procedures. 1 Introduction: why mobility in urban agglomerations will remain a major issue during the 21st Century The aim of this paper is to point out some of the long-term challenges or issues in the context of urban mobility and the environment which actors in that field should be well-prepared for (from the author's point of view). The

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