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Sustainable Mobility Management: Pedestrian Space Management as a Strategy in Achieving Sustainable Mobility

Iderlina Mateo-Babiano

Published : 2003


The traditional concept of mobility denotes efficiency of movement. This meant maximizing the utility of moving people and goods while minimizing the cost. This mentality has encouraged unsustainable behaviour and has prompted the building of more roads, increase in parking spaces and development of high speed automobiles. But with the recent trend towards sustainability, people are more aware of the need to protect and conserve the environment, thus, are more receptive and pro-active in determining ways of mitigating these problems. Within this premise, a new ‘mobility culture’ has to be defined: a culture that encourages sustainable transport alternatives, reduces unnecessary travel, promo..

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