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Can National Survey Data Be Used To Select A Core Set Of Indicators For Monitoring The Sustainability Of Urban Mobility Policies?

Date Added: Oct 2009
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The gradual expansion of urban transport systems brings a series of undesirable socio-economic and environmental impacts that affect the quality of life in cities. Assessing the performance of transport policies is therefore crucial for attaining a sustainable urban development. Adopting an integrated expert-led and participatory based "Bottom-up" approach this paper deals with the issue by examining the feasibility of using citizens’' opinions to select a core set of indicators for monitoring the sustainability of urban mobility policies.