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Sustainability indicators for sustainable transport infrastructure development.

Kumar, Ravindra

Authors

Ravindra Kumar



Abstract

To preserve resources for future generation, there is rising agreement that transportation system sustainability should capture attributes of system effectiveness and system impacts on economic development, environmental integrity, and social quality of life. To make the region sustainable, sustainability assessment can be incorporated at the planning level in order to influence decision making, and support policies. This paper present a review on methodologies that can be applied in sustainability assessment in transportation planning which can be used to incorporate sustainability more effectively in the planning process. This review on research study is potentially useful to road and transport infrastructural development agencies who are interested in understanding the range of tools and indicators being used for sustainability assessment, so that they can expand or refine their performance measures to capture sustainability in transportation planning, and using them in evaluating tradeoffs among challenging alternative as well as in identifying major alternative

Citation

Kumar, R. (2014). Sustainability indicators for sustainable transport infrastructure development. In Soveniour on 'Infrastructure development in Bihar: Strength, opportunities and challenges'. NIT Patna and ICE Patna

Publication Date 2014
Deposit Date Jul 28, 2014
Publicly Available Date May 16, 2017
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Book Title Soveniour on 'Infrastructure development in Bihar: Strength, opportunities and challenges'
Keywords Sustainability indicator; road transport; assessment; planning;
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6960

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