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Unsustainability in emergent systems

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dc.contributor.author Haddad, Marc
dc.contributor.author Mansour, Charbel
dc.contributor.author Stephan, Jad
dc.date.accessioned 2017-06-12T09:29:42Z
dc.date.available 2017-06-12T09:29:42Z
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-4799-6065-1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/5763
dc.description.abstract The land transportation network in Lebanon faces continuing and wide-ranging challenges at the level of infrastructure development, planning and overall system management. These challenges are already significant enough to seriously hamper the network's ability to deliver an acceptable level of service within reasonable norms for environmental, health and safety impacts, especially in and around the country's major urban centers. This reality makes the road transport system in Lebanon one of the most unsustainable in the region, and as such a key candidate for closer assessment. In this paper we present a detailed case study of the passenger road transport system in the Greater Beirut Area (GBA) where we identify the root causes of the major problems facing the system today and over the long-term. We propose a framework of corresponding mitigation options as a roadmap for improving the sustainability of the system, namely by reducing the reliance on fossil fuels, decreasing pollutants and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions, reducing mobility costs and increasing passenger safety. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher IEEE en_US
dc.title Unsustainability in emergent systems en_US
dc.type Conference Paper / Proceeding en_US
dc.title.subtitle a case study of road transport in the greater Beirut area en_US
dc.author.school SOE en_US
dc.author.idnumber 201001858 en_US
dc.author.idnumber 2011001655
dc.author.department Industrial And Mechanical Engineering en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.keywords Roads en_US
dc.keywords Vehicules en_US
dc.keywords Fossil fuels en_US
dc.keywords Planning en_US
dc.keywords Safety en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IEOM.2015.7093899 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Haddad, M., Mansour, C., & Stephan, J. (2015, March). Unsustainability in emergent systems: A case study of road transport in the Greater Beirut Area. In Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), 2015 International Conference on (pp. 1-10). IEEE. en_US
dc.author.email mhaddad@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.author.email charbel.mansour@lau.edu.lb
dc.conference.date 3-5 March 2015 en_US
dc.conference.pages 1-10 en_US
dc.conference.place Dubai, United Arab Emirates en_US
dc.conference.title 2015 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/7093899/ en_US
dc.orcid.id https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3010-4033 en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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