Term of the Road Dictionary

sustainable transport

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Operations Transport Sustainable Transport
  • Definition : Transport that does not endanger public health and ecosystems and meets needs for access to people, goods and services consistent with: a) use of renewable resources at below their rate of regeneration, and b) use of nonrenewable resources at below the rate of development of renewable substitutes [OECD].
  • Synonyms : sustainable transportation (US, CA)

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