Transitions of Mobility Systems in Urban Regions: A Heuristic Framework

  title={Transitions of Mobility Systems in Urban Regions: A Heuristic Framework},
  author={Andrew Switzer and Luca Bertolini and John Grin},
  journal={Journal of Environmental Policy \& Planning},
  pages={141 - 160}
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