5 edition of Urban accident patterns found in the catalog.
Urban accident patterns
National Research Council (US)
1975 by The Board .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||56|
Traffic congestion from vehicles results in a significant time burden across the globe. In the United States in it was estimated that congestion caused Americans living in urban area to travel an extra billion hours and consequently consume an extra billions of gallons of fuel, a problem which has grown significantly worse in the last 30 years. 84 These costs, which are passed on. Trisalyn Nelson is a Foundation Professor and director of the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Her research develops and uses spatial and spatial-temporal analyses to address applied questions in a wide range of fields from ecology to health. Urban sprawl. Urban sprawl or suburban sprawl mainly refers to the unrestricted growth in many urban areas of housing, commercial development, and roads over large expanses of land, with little concern for urban planning.
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