Handbook of Transport and the Environment

As one of the most challenging issues facing the transport sector, the need for this handbook devoted to the environmental impacts of transport is clear. It gives full treatment to all aspects of the subject such as: environmental concepts, both physical and economic - key environmental concerns: global warming, air quality, noise, safety, amenity, and severance; the role of fuel sources and new technology in reducing environmental externalities; the contribution of each transport sector to energy consumption and emissions - appraisal, valuation, and impacts of externalities; institutional and political settings and policies - the role of environmental legislation; and special topics such as tourism, public attitudes, and gender.

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  • David A. Hensher
  • Kenneth J. Button


Part 1 Concepts Part 2 Sectoral Overviews Part 3 Appraisal and Valuation Issues Part 4 Policy Issues