Guest Editorial: Special Issue on Quantitative Approaches to Environmental Sustainability in Transportation Networks

W. Y. Szeto
2015 Networks and Spatial Economics  
Environmental sustainability is closely related to transportation, especially road networks, because vehicle emissions and noise damage the environment and have adverse effects on human health (Szeto et al., 2012) . Vehicle emissions include greenhouse gases, which contribute to climate change. It is thus important to quantify and account for their effects when designing, planning, managing, and controlling transportation networks. Environmental sustainability is a hot topic, and much effort
more » ... been put into developing quantitative approaches and transportation network models to address the environmental sustainability issues related to transportation (e.g.
doi:10.1007/s11067-015-9296-4 fatcat:tgvbclgwnzczvp5dkajse65fk4