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Adams, W.M. Green development: environment and sustainability in the third world. London: Routledge, 2001.

Appleyard, D. Livable streets. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981.

Badami, M.G., G. Tiwari and D. Mohan. Access and mobility for the urban poor in India. In A.A. Laquian, V. Tewari and L.M. Hanley (eds). The inclusive city: infrastructure and public services for the urban poor in Asia. Washington DC: Woodrow Wilson Press, 2007.

Baker, J., R. Basu, M. Cropper, S. Lall and A. Takeuchi. Urban poverty and transport: the case of Mumbai. Washington DC: The World Bank, 2005.

Banister, D. (ed). Transport policy and the environment. London: Spon, 1998.

Banister, D. Unsustainable transport: city transport in the new century. London: Routledge, 2005.

Banister, D. and K.J. Button (eds). Transport, the environment and sustainable development. London: Spon, 1993.

Barter, A., P. Rahman and R. Tamim. Taking steps: a community action guide to people-centred, equitable and sustainable urban transport. Malaysia: SUSTRAN Network, 2000.

Boone, Christopher G. and Ali Modarres. City and environment. New Delhi: Dorling Kindersley (India), Pearson Longman, 2007.

Cairns, Hass-Klau and P. Goodwin. Traffic impact of highway capacity reductions: assessment of the evidence. London: Landor Publishing, 1998.

Engwicht, D. Reclaiming our cities and towns: better living with less traffic. Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers, 1993.

Evans, B., M. Joas, S. Sundback and K. Theobald. Governing sustainable cities. London: Earthscan, 2004.

Faiz, A., et. al. Air pollution from motor vehicles: standards and technologies for controlling emissions. Washington DC: World Bank, 1996.

Fernandes, E. Environmental strategies for sustainable development in urban areas. Aldershot: Ashgate, 1998.

Frey, H. Designing the city: towards a more sustainable urban form. London: Spon, 1999.

Fulton, L., J. Hardy, L. Schipper and A. Golub. Bus systems for the future: attaining sustainable transport worldwide. Paris: International Energy Agency, 2007.

Gilbert, R., D. Stevenson, H. Girardet and R. Stren. Making cities work. The role of local authorities in the urban environment. London: Earthscan, 1996.

Girard, L.F., et. al. (eds). The human sustainable city: challenges and perspectives from the HABITAT agenda. London: Ashgate, 2004.

GNCTD. Report of the committee on sustainable transport. Delhi: Transport Department, Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, 2002.

GOI. Expert committee on auto fuel policy. Urban road traffic and air pollution in major cities: Volume 1. New Delhi: Government of India, 2002.

Hamm, B. and P.K. Muttagi. Sustainable development and the future of cities. London: Intermediate Technology Publications, 1998.

Hardoy, E., D. Mitlin and D. Satterthwaite. Environmental problems in third world cities. London: Earthscan, 2001.

Hass-Klau, C., C. Dowland and I. Nold. Streets as living space. Brighton: Environmental and Transport Planning, 1994.

Heierli, U. Environmental limits to motorization: non-motorized transport in developed and developing countries. Gallen, Switzerland: SKAT Bookshop, 1993.

Heitzman, James. Network city: planning the information society in Bangalore. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Hensher, D.A. and K.J. Button. Handbook of transport and the environment. Oxford: Elsevier, 2003.

Hillman, M. and A. Whalley. Walking is transport. Report 583. London: Policy Studies Institute, 1979.

Hillman, M., J. Adams and J. Whitelegg. One false move – a study of children’s independent mobility. London: Policy Studies Institute, 1990.

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Jacobs, J. Dark age ahead. Toronto: Random House, 2004.

Johnsson-Latham, G. A study on gender equality as a prerequisite for sustainable development. Stockholm: The Environment Advisory Council, 2007.

K. Williams (ed). Spatial planning, urban form and sustainable transport. Aldershot, Hampshire: Ashgate, 2005.

Kenworthy, J. and F. Laube. International source-book of automobile dependence in cities 1960-1990. University Press of Colorado, 1999.

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Lowe, M. Alternatives to the automobile: transport for liveable cities. Paper 98. Washington DC: Worldwatch Institute, 1990.

Martine, G. State of the world population 2007: unleashing the potential of urban growth. New York: United Nations Population Fund, 2007.

Masselos, Jim. The city in action: Bombay struggles for power. New Delhi: OUP, 2007.

McClintock, H. Planning for cycling: principles, practice and solutions for urban planners. Cambridge: Woodhead Publishing, 2002.

Mees, P. A very public solution: transport in the dispersed city. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2000.

Mohan, D., G. Tiwari, R. Saraf, S. Kale, S.G. Deshmukh, S. Wadhwa and G. Soumitri. Delhi on the move: future traffic management scenarios. Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme. Delhi: Indian Institute of Technology, 1996.

Mohan, D. Public transportation systems for urban areas: a brief review. Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme. Delhi: Indian Institute of Technology, 2005.

Mohan, D. Safety and sustainable urban transport. In G. Jonson and E. Tengstrom (eds). Urban transport development: a complex issue. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2005, pp. 279-300.

Munier, N. Handbook on urban sustainability. Springer: Dordrecht, 2007.

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OECD. Synthesis report on environmentally sustainable transport: futures, strategies and best practices. Vienna: Austrian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management, 2000.

OECD. Implementing sustainable urban travel policies: final report. Paris: Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development, 2001.

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Peterson, George E. and Patricia Clarke Annez (eds). Financing cities: fiscal responsibility and urban infrastructure in Brazil, China, India, Poland and South Africa. New Delhi: Sage, 2007.

Pinderhughes, R. Alternative urban futures: planning for sustainable development in cities throughout the world. Lanham MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2004.

Richards, B. Future transport in cities. London: Spon Press, 2001.

Riddell, R. Sustainable urban planning: tipping the balance. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004.

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Romaya, S. and C. Rakodi. Building sustainable urban settlements: approaches and case studies in the developing world. London: ITDG, 2002.

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Rumar, K., K. Asp and J. Andersson. Urban transport in a road safety perspective: a review of road safety problems in a number of developing countries based on available accident statistics. Linkoping: VTI Utveckling AB, 1998, pp. 1-21.

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Singh, Y.P. Performance of the Calcutta metro railway. In X. Godard and I. Fantozoun (eds). Proceedings conference CODATU X: urban mobility for all. Rotterdam: A.A. Balkema Publishers, 2002.

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Tiwari, G. Road designs for improving traffic flow: a bicycle master plan for Delhi. New Delhi: TRIPP, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, 1999.

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Amundsen, A.H. and R. Elvik. Effects on road safety of new urban arterial roads. ‘Accident Analysis and Prevention’ 36: 2004: 115-123.

Anderson, R.W.G., A.J. McLean, M.J.B. Farmer, B.H. Lee and C.G. Brooks. Vehicle travel speeds and the incidence of fatal pedestrian crashes. ‘Accident Analysis and Prevention’ 29: 1997: 667-674.

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Bresson, G., J. Dargay, J.L. Madre and A. Pirotte. The main determinants of the demand for public transport: a comparative analysis of England and France using shrinkage estimators. ‘Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice’ 37: 2003: 605-627.

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Dupont, V. Conflicting stakes and governance in the peripheries of large Indian metropolises – an introduction. ‘Cities’ 24: 2007: 89-94.

Ewing, R., R.A. Schieber and C.V. Zegeer. Urban sprawl as a risk factor in motor vehicle occupant and pedestrian fatalities. ‘American Journal of Public Health’ 93: 2003: 1541-1545.

Genis, S. Producing elite localities: the rise of gated communities in Istanbul. ‘Urban Studies’ 44: 2007: 771-798.

Graham, D.J. Variable returns to agglomeration and the effect of road traffic congestion. ‘Journal of Urban Economics’ 62: 2007: 103-120.

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Kim, K.S., S.J. Park and Y.J. Kweon. Highway traffic noise effects on land price in an urban area. ‘Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment’ 12: 2007: 275-280.

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Cities – Living Green by Living Urban: http://www.worldchanging.com/cities/

City Form website: http://www.city-form.com/

Clean Urban Transport: http://ec.europa.eu/transport/clean/2007_01_31_events_en.htm

Comprehensive bibliography of bicycle benefit and cost research: http://www.hhh.umn.edu/centers/slp/bike_bib.html

Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India: http://urbanindia.nic.in/moud/moud.htm

New Urbanism: creating liveable urban communities: http://www.newurbanism.org/

Sustainable transport – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sustainable_ transport

Sustainable Urban Development Association: http://www.suda.ca/

Sustainable Urban Transport Project - Asia (SUTP-Asia): http://www.cleanairnet.org/caiasia/1412/ article-58440.html

Sustainable Urban Transport Project - Asia (SUTP-Asia): http://www.sutp.org/

The Bus Rapid Transit Policy Center: http://www.gobrt.org/

The CIVITAS Initiative: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sustainable_transport

Transport and health (WHO): http://www.euro. who.int/transport/policy/20040226_1

Transport Research and Injury Prevention Programme, IIT Delhi: http://www.itd.ac.in/tripp

Urban Age: a worldwide investigation into the future of cities: http://www.urban-age.net/

Urban Transport – links to partner websites: http://go.worldbank.org/OON1TQARY0



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