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Evaluation of recent transport sustainability policies in Brazil
All authors:
Eduardo ALCÂNTARA DE VASCONCELLOS
Host organisation:
Smaller Projects Abstracts
Publication year: 2007
Published in:
2007
Research theme: Management and Control, Mobility and Access, Public Transport
Keywords:
Public policies on urban transport and traffic, Analysis of urban mobility conditions and impacts, Public transport systems, Traffic Management
Type:
Final Report
Summary:
The purpose of this study was to analyze and summarize the background to three main policies on urban transport implemented in Brazil — public transport regulation (and BRT construction), vehicle emission control and traffic safety ‐ by seeking out both their virtues and their limitations. These topics were chosen because they are major issues besetting developing countries and also due to the importance of Brazil as a special case — given its size and socioeconomic characteristics. The study encompassed the period extending from 1960 to 20081.
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