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Personal mobility can be shaped by many possible means, from strategic international agreements on joint standards, through national legislation on health and safety, sustainable municipality planning and development, up to education and promotion of environmentally friendly life style. This paper follows some of the main trends in the historical development of the travel demand, and shows the evolution of the personal mobility into an environmentally sensitive area.