The end of automobile dependence: How cities are moving beyond car-based planning

For several decades now, Kenworthy and Newman have been examining the impact of transport on urban sustainability. 1985 saw the publication of Cities and Automobile Dependence, and in the following decade each author published a paper in Environment and Urbanization drawing out this theme. While many policymakers in the 1980s scorned the idea of reducing car use, it has become more acceptable since then to critique car-centred urban planning. Thus the title of the book…

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The end of automobile dependence: How cities are moving beyond car-based planning

For several decades now, Kenworthy and Newman have been examining the impact of transport on urban sustainability. 1985 saw the publication of Cities and Automobile Dependence, and in the following decade each author published a paper in Environment and Urbanization drawing out this theme. While many policymakers in the 1980s scorned the idea of reducing car use, it has become more acceptable since then to critique car-centred urban planning. Thus the title of the book…

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