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Transport and Energy Research A Behavioral Perspective

by Junyi (Mobilities and Urban Policy Lab, IDEC, Hiroshima University) Zhang

Transport and Energy Research A Behavioral Perspective Synopsis

Transport and Energy Research attempts to answer the question how to reduce household energy consumption from a behavioral perspective by citing extensive literature reviews and relevant case studies. It adopts a life-oriented approach that emphasizes cross-domain dependencies with respect to various life choices, but also discusses cross-sectoral collaboration for effective transport and energy policymaking. The book focuses not only on the passenger transport sector, but also on the domestics sector. Topics cover autonomous vehicles, time use across space driven by use of information and communication technologies, social issues associated with both transport and energy, and energy-saving lifestyles. This book is a valuable resource for energy researchers, engineers, managers and planners on the current state of research, giving them the knowledge and tactics necessary to reduce energy consumption at the household level.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780128159651
Publication date: 27th September 2019
Author: Junyi (Mobilities and Urban Policy Lab, IDEC, Hiroshima University) Zhang
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 436 pages
Categories: Energy industries & utilities, Energy resources, Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology, Environmental science, engineering & technology,

About Junyi (Mobilities and Urban Policy Lab, IDEC, Hiroshima University) Zhang

Prof. Junyi Zhang's research fields include urban and regional planning, transportation planning, traffic engineering, environment and energy policies, tourism policy, and health policy in the contexts of both developed and developing countries. He is a professor of Regional and Urban Engineering at Hiroshima University, Japan. Prof. Zhang has developed various methodologies (surveys, modeling, policy evaluation, and planning, etc.) and applied them to analyze various issues related to the above fields from an interdisciplinary perspective, especially focusing on human behavior analysis and systematic approaches for about 25 years. In recent years, he has been especially promoting the life-oriented approach for cross-sectoral policies. ...

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