"This book sets out a road map for the provision of urban access for all. Cities in developing countries have followed a path of dependency on transport systems dominated by car usage and favouring the middle classes. Urban Access for the 21st Century looks at ways in which policies can be formed in the developing world to prevent cities in these countries from following the same trajectory, and to help them shift away from those policies which are embedded in current financial systems. Through a series of chapters form international contributors, the book brings together expertise from different fields to show how small changes can incentivise positive developments in urban transport and create truly accessible cities"-Provided by publisher.
Formatted Contents Note
1. An introduction to the challenge of financing urban access / Elliot D. Sclar and Mans Lonnroth 2. Towards a political-economics of finance for urban access / Elliot D. Sclar 3. Social inequalities in urban access : better ways of assessing transport improvements / Sylvie Fol and Caroline Gallez 4. Access as a social good and as an economic good : is there a need for a paradigm shift? / Rosario Macario 5. Opportunities for transport financing through new technologies : state of the art and research needs / Jonas Eliasson 6. Assessing the diversity of schemes for financing urban access and mobility in preparation for a comparative study / Jose M. Viegas 7. Public transport : the challenge of formal and informal systems / Eduardo A. Vasconcellos 8. Reflections on the usefulness of accessibility as a lens through which to consider the evaluation of transportation and land use policies and projects / Fred Salvucci 9. Accessibility andtTransportation funding / Fred Salvucci 10. technology and information technology : living with and paying for sustainable access / Robert E. Paaswell 11. Conclusions : the end of the paradigm / Elliot D. Sclar and Mans Lonnroth.