Creating a Sustainable Urban Transport – the Ecological Aspect

Agnieszka Merkisz-Guranowska, Katarzyna Stańko

Abstract


Many European cities have initiated actions in the matter of creating sustainable transport systems that is useful for the society, economical and ecological, through utilization of modes of transport of better environmental performance. Many solutions promoting sustainable transport are being implemented such as electric vehicle rentals, separate infrastructure for collective transport, joint ticket systems, low emission zones or park&ride systems. The paper presents legal regulations and guidelines related to the principles and methods of creation of sustainable urban transport. In second part of paper, actions and measures facilitating the reduction of the impact of transport on the environment carried out by selected European cities are discussed.

Keywords


sustainable transport system; urban transport system

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