Public Transportation's Role in Addressing Global Climate Change

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Journal Article

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place - europe, planning - environmental impact, policy - environment


Bilbao (Spain), Case studies, Climate change, Dublin (Ireland), Freiburg (Germany), Global warming, International Transit Studies Program, Milan (Italy), Milano (Italy), Munchen (Germany), Munich (Germany), Public transit


This digest summarizes the mission performed May 9-23, 2008, under TCRP Project J-03, "International Transit Studies Program." The mission investigated public transportation's role in addressing global climate change in the following cities: Dublin, Ireland; Munich, Germany; Freiburg, Germany; Milan, Italy; and Bilbao, Spain. It is based on individual reports provided by the mission team members.


Permission to publish the abstract and link to the article has been given by Transportation Research Board, Washington, copyright remains with them.