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close this bookEnvironmental Limits to Motorisation (SKAT, 1993)
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Open this folder and view contents1. Synopsis
View the document2. Dreaming of cars and motorbikes
Open this folder and view contents3. Limits to the growth of motorisation
Open this folder and view contents4. The bicycle boom in developed countries
Open this folder and view contents5. Transport needs and NMT in the Third World
Open this folder and view contents6. Towards a strategy to promote NMT
Open this folder and view contents7. Towards model projects "Towns for cyclists" in the Third World
View the document8. Concluding remarks: a new paradigm for urban transport
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View the document10. Glossary

10. Glossary

bicycle-kuli a hired worker (coolie) who transports goods with a bicycle

bike-and-ride a transport practice; the user cycles to a public transport node, where bicycle parking is provided

cycle-gates a width restriction allowing only bicycles to enter one-way streets against the flow of traffic

IMT intermediate means of transport

IPT intermediate public transport, such as jeepneys and minibuses (q.v.) jeepney minibuses, built on jeep chassis jerry can a robust 20-litre container, originating in Germany modal shift a change in utilisation of different modes of transport such as buses, bicycles, and cars modal split the proportions of utilisation of different modes of transport such as buses, bicycles, and cars

NMT non-motorised transport

NMV non-motorised vehicle paradigm shift a New Age gear stick pedicab a pedal-powered taxi rainbow card a ticket for public transport, provided by employers in place of company cars ride-and-bike a transport practice; the user travels by public transport to a point from which a bicycle is used

SPM suspended particulate matters tour de sol race for solar-powered vehicles, devised in Switzerland tuk tuk a three-wheeled taxi, based on a motorised scooter

VRU vulnerable road user, such as pedestrians, cyclists, and wheelchair users

ZEV zero-emission vehicles