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The trilogy of distance, speed and time

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Over the recent past there has been a dramatic increase in travel, mainly driven by the desire to move faster and over ever greater distances. This growth is unsustainable and the continued growth in levels of mobility needs to be reassessed through substantially reducing the levels of consumption (energy and carbon) in transport. This means that travel activities should be based on shorter distances and slower speeds, with a more flexible interpretation of time constraints. Transport geograp...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2010.12.004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Centre for the Environment - Transport Studies Unit
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Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Transport Geography Journal website
Volume:
19
Issue:
4
Pages:
950-959
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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ISSN:
0966-6923
URN:
uuid:04ba922c-2a51-452f-8d25-00f36c9ba314
Local pid:
tsu:10095

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