Urban Ecology pp 581-583 | Cite as

Analysis of Transport Measures for Traffic Avoidance through Reduction of Motorised Private Transport (MPT) in Leipzig

  • Erhard Geisler


Basic aims of a socially tolerable and ecologically orientated traffic planning are the traffic avoidance, the moving towards more environmental friendly modes of conveyance and compatible processing of the traffic. Avoidance of MPT consists of reduction of distances traveled through a altered spatial network and/ or the change to more environmental friendly types of traffic. The development and aims of the Leipzig traffic are marked in Table 1.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Erhard Geisler
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  1. 1.Interdisciplinary Institute of Nature Conservation and Environmental ProtectionUniversity of LeipzigLeipzigGermany

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