World Streets weekend lecture series : Fred Salvucci on a...
- Look, I admit it. The week is far too charged for most of us to find an hour
for thoughtfulness in terms of what it takes to bring sustainable
transportation into the front line of the policy debate. But hey, it's the
week-end, so let's make a virtual zero-CO2 hop to MIT and the banks of the
Charles River and listen to what Fred Salvucci of their Center for
Transportation and Logistics has to tell us about US perspectives and
opportunities in our field.
Transportation Policy: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally and Walking the
Fred Salvucci observes that true sustainable transport requires making more
than short-term fixes. A sustainable transportation program is built upon
the pyramid of three "E"s: equity, environmental benefit, and economics.
Maximizing on just one of these objectives imbalances the others, and leads
to unintended and undesirable results.
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