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large quantities of energy, especially oil, vehicles also emits numerous
pollutants such as carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxide and noise and transport
infrastructures have damaged many ecological systems. Several of the environmental
impacts of transport systems have been externalized, implying that the
benefits of mobility are realized by a few while the costs are assumed
by the whole society. The spatial structure of economics activities,
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