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The COST Action C2: 'Large-scale infrastructures and quality of urban shape', launched in July 1994, gathered 28 members representing 12 of the 32 COST member countries, and is one of the actions of the urban civil engineering domain of the COST programme. Its main objective has been to promote research in Europe into the impact of large-scale civil engineering works on the quality of the town shape.

The present publication, which groups the main cases that served as a basis for the work of the experts of this action, is divided into three sections:

1 -Development and reconstruction of major urban roads and motorways.
2 -Examples of cities where sustainable transport policies are being considered.
3 -Relationship of rail networks and nodes with the urban environment.

Additional information

Authors: CARDIA C, Dipartimento Scienze del Territorio, Politecnico di Milano (IT);JUNYET R, LESEC-Laboratori d'Estudis Socials de l'Enginyeria Civil, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (ES)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 19533 EN (2000). Euro:51.00
Availability: Available from Office of Official Publications for European Communities: 2 rue Mercier, L-2985 Luxembourg. tel:+352-29-29-42455 fax: +325-29-29-42758 email: URL:
ISBN: ISBN: 92828-9760-5
Record Number: 200013241 / Last updated on: 2001-04-20
Original language: en
Available languages: en