Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.15480/882.1045
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Title: Urban transport and environmental justice - status quo in the USA and implications for Germany
Language: English
Authors: Gaffron, Philine  
Keywords: Umweltgerechtigkeit; Öffentlicher Nahverkehr; environmental justice, urban transport, transport planning
Issue Date: 2011
Abstract (english): 
This report looks at the status quo of policies, legislation and discourse relating to urban road transport and environmental justice in the US. It presents the findings from literature study and a series of interviews conducted during a trip to the US in the summer of 2011. Interview partners came from research, regional and national non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and from various levels of administration. Interviews were conducted in Los Angeles, the Bay Area, Sacramento and Davis (all California) as well as Washington, D.C. and Boston, MA.

The report gives an overview over the current research activities in the US relating to urban transport and environmental justice (EJ), it presents the legal framework for EJ related campaigning and decision making and relates some examples of current issues and campaigns in this area in the regions visited. The text also conveys the evaluations and opinions of those who were interviewed (in anonymous form).

The trip was funded by the American Council on Germany through the 2011 McCloy Fellowship in Environmental Policy.
URI: http://tubdok.tub.tuhh.de/handle/11420/1047
DOI: 10.15480/882.1045
Institute: Verkehrsplanung und Logistik W-8 
Document Type: Technical Report
License: http://doku.b.tu-harburg.de/doku/lic_mit_pod.php
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