Book Chapter

Low Carbon Urban Mobility

Hussein Dia, Michael Taylor, John Stone, Stephen Cook, Sekhar Somenahalli

Decarbonising the Built Environment | Palgrave Macmillan | Published : 2019

Abstract

This chapter presents a cohesive body of work on the policy principles and practical applications for low carbon mobility in both urban and suburban contexts. The chapter identifies policy instruments that prioritise pathways and solutions with the likelihood of greatest impact in achieving reductions in transport energy use. These pathways focus on integrated land-use and transport policies; transit-oriented and pedestrian-oriented cities; public transport and active travel options. They also recognise the role of the sharing economy and digital innovation in addressing the modern-day demands of urban living and travel. The chapter concludes by summarising the impacts of these interventions..

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