Evolution of Transport Systems: Past and Future

Grubler A & Nakicenovic N (1991). Evolution of Transport Systems: Past and Future. IIASA Research Report. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: RR-91-008

[img]
Preview
Text
RR-91-008.pdf

Download (3MB) | Preview

Abstract

In this report the authors develop a scenario for future developments in the transport sector and their implications for future demand. In developing a comprehensive mode-space-time coverage of the evolution of transport systems, the analysis indicates that present transport systems are approaching a number of limits: market saturation in leading countries and an increasing awareness of the social and environmental disbenefits associated with a further intensification in the use of present-day oil-based transport systems. The report describes an innovative scenario from a historical perspective, taking into account a number of institutional and physical constraints to significant future increases in the the car population and air travel demand at the global level.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Research Report)
Research Programs: Environmentally Compatible Energy Strategies (ECS)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 02:00
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2016 12:50
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/3486

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Schlossplatz 1, A-2361 Laxenburg, Austria
Phone: (+43 2236) 807 0 Fax:(+43 2236) 71 313