Better Cities — Better for the Environment

  • Barry Telford
Part of the Transportation Research, Economics and Policy book series (TRES)


As cities grow in numbers and in size awareness increases of the damage being done to the environment through pollution due to storm water and sewage, congestion in urban living and the dominance of the private motor car. The ever increasing costs associated with both hard and soft infrastructure are also becoming unacceptably high.


Urban Development Public Transport Central Business District Light Rail Artificial Wetland 
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