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Environmental justice & transportation

Shannon Cairns

Environmental justice & transportation

A citizen"s handbook

by Shannon Cairns

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Published by Instititute of Transportation Studies, University of California Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Citizen participation,
  • Environmental justice,
  • Social aspects,
  • Transportation,
  • United States,
  • Urban transportation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11747587M
    ISBN 100967303990
    ISBN 109780967303994


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Part Three of this book is a reflection of Part Two in the US context. This chapter discusses the way in which transport inequalities have moved to the forefront of the US transport-policy agenda in recent years under the banner of the environmental-justice movement.

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