publication . Conference object . 2013

How can fossil fuel based public bus transport systems become a sustainable solution for Swedish medium-sized cities?

Borén, Sven; Nurhadi, Lisiana; Ny, Henrik;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: Blekinge Tekniska Högskola, Avdelningen för strategisk hållbar utveckling
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Vehicles, infrastructure, fuel systems and other energy-driven systems that serve public transport are complex with many resource inputs and outputs, and involve many processes. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Life Cycle Costing (LCC) helps analyzing those by quantifying environmental and economic effects, but will not in themselves provide a full systems perspective. Swedish authorities have set ambitious national goals, and many regions targets a 100% increase in public transport by 2020. The medium sized city of Karlskrona (36,000 inhabitants), that is included in this study together with Sundsvall and Jönköping, embraces those goals too. This study analyzes ...
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free text keywords: Social Sciences Interdisciplinary, Tvärvetenskapliga studier inom samhällsvetenskap
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