By Karen Lucas

ISBN-10: 184742600X

ISBN-13: 9781847426000

ISBN-10: 1861345704

ISBN-13: 9781861345707

The inability of entry to transportation between low-income teams is more and more being famous as a barrier to employment and social inclusion either in Britain and the USA. even though, “transport poverty” and its hyperlinks with wider welfare pursuits is poorly understood. This groundbreaking e-book appears to be like on the supply of delivery from a social coverage standpoint to aid in a greater knowing of this factor.

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Later chapters will demonstrate that, in the past, consideration of these issues has not played a part in either mainstream transport or land-use planning and service delivery decisions to the detriment of already disadvantaged sectors of the population. The statistical evidence suggests the need for more integrated policy decisions that specifically focus on reducing the gap in travel between the ‘travel rich’ and the ‘travel poor’. Note 1 A high proportion of air pollution in industrialised countries is attributable to the transport sector, which is responsible for 50% or more of emissions (ECMT, 1993).

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