WIT Press


Actors And Actions For Environmental Adaptation Of Transport

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT000421

Volume

49

Pages

11

Published

2000

Size

1,130 kb

Author(s)

L. Olsson

Abstract

Europe is developing strategies for sustainable development of transport, to comply with long-term environmental objectives. The transport sector would have to integrate environmental concerns. Which means implementing measures to reduce the impact of transport upon environment and to reduce the amount of transport. The concept of an environmentally sustainable transport system has been launched, within a perspective of 25 to 30 years. When accomplished, this means that transport is performed without being a burden to the environment: sustainable transport in a sustainable society. For some problems we know roughly the task. What remains is to work for it. Step-by-step, changes would have to be made. For certain, it is a way forward that requires a lot of action. Many different actors have to be actively involved. The concept of inte

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