ADELAIDE, PENANG, FORTY YEARS LATER

In 1979 we carried out a strategic policy study with the Director General of Transport of South Australia, under the title”Adelaide into the Eighties: Strategies and Directions for Transport Policy. Here you have a copy of the cover of the final report written back in 1980, but in which you will surely see many parallels to the present situation in Penang.

Adelade into te Eighties

For now let us simply draw you attention to the fifty or so words that we selected from the full report to provide for the curious reader a kind of first mental map of what our approach was all about.

If we think about it for a moment, it might almost be a title page for the 2016 Sustainable Penang Transport Master Plan, that we think is still so much needed in Penang today.

The Adelaide report, and an Executive Summary, will be posted here in the coming week.

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Eric Britton
13, rue Pasteur. Courbevoie 92400 France

Bio: Founding editor of World Streets (1988), Eric Britton is an American political scientist, teacher, occasional consultant, and sustainability activist who has observed, learned, taught and worked on missions and advisory assignments on all continents. In the autumn of 2019, he committed his remaining life work to the challenges of aggressively countering climate change and specifically greenhouse gas emissions emanating from the mobility sector. He is not worried about running out of work. Further background and updates: @ericbritton | http://bit.ly/2Ti8LsX | #fekbritton | https://twitter.com/ericbritton | and | https://www.linkedin.com/in/ericbritton/ Contact: climate@newmobility.org) | +336 508 80787 (Also WhatApp) | Skype: newmobility.)

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