Sustainable Mass Transit
  • Release Date : 10 May 2017
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Transportation
  • Pages : 230 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128113004
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Download or read book entitled Sustainable Mass Transit by author: Thomas Abdallah which was release on 10 May 2017 and published by Elsevier with total page 230 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Sustainable Mass Transit: Challenges and Opportunities in Urban Public Transportation examines the numerous types of mass transit systems, looking closely at all their key functions, including operations, maintenance, development, design, building and retrofitting. It examines the mitigation measures that reduce or eliminate negative environmental impacts, including green infrastructure, materials conservation, ecological conservation and other sustainable initiatives. The book explores organizational best practices, environmental regulatory constraints and life-cycle assessments, describing which sustainable elements can be added while rehabilitating or expanding a mass transportation infrastructure or ancillary facility. The book concludes with a look at forthcoming sustainable initiatives that will enhance mass transit systems. Contains case studies from the United States, Europe, South America, Africa and Asia Uses applied research written by transportation practitioners and scholars Explores how Environmental Management System frameworks improve environmental performance in the operations, maintenance, design, rehabilitation and expansion of a mass transportation system Shows how teams from different fields, entities, agencies and cities can work together to solve complex sustainability challenges