WIT Press


Policies For Sustainable Mobility In Italian Cities

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT000271

Volume

49

Pages

10

Published

2000

Size

904 kb

Author(s)

C. Burlando, C. Canali, E. Musso & C. Pelizzoni

Abstract

The paper inspects strategies pursued by policy makers in order to manage urban mobility, given the trade off among the goals of accessibility, environmental sustainability, "fiscal sustainability", wealth/income redistribution. Urban mobility policies are here grouped with reference to the aim of: reducing overall demand; - shifting from individual transport to transit; shifting from high to low impact modes; reducing externalities of individual and collective vehicles; enhancing intermodality. An empirical survey on all major Italian cities is developed, in order to point out opportunities, consequences and problems in carrying out these policies. 1 Background The ultimate function of urban transport is to

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