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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95
This book sets out a road map for the provision of urban access for all. For most of the last century cities have followed a path of dependency on car dominated urban transport favouring the middle classes. Urban Access for the 21st Century seeks to change this. Policies need to be more inclusive of the accessibility needs of the urban poor. Change... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
This comprehensive and accessible textbook introduces the basic concepts of transport policy and decision-making to students of transport policy, transport planning, urban transport, transport evaluation and public policy. more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 28.75
The survival of man depends on the physical environment. The use of the environment has increased in order to satisfy the needs of men. Therefore, human negligence and collective actions for economic gains have put the environment at a disadvantage.Many of the natural ecosystems have been interfered. This has been through encroachment on forest reserves,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.00
The Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Program is a cooperative effort by government, private industry, and academia to apply advanced technology to the task of resolving the problems of surface transportation. The objective is to improve travel efficiency and mobility, enhance safety, conserve energy, provide economic benefits, and protect the... more...
- Policy Press 2014; US$ 26.00
This book is a highly readable introduction to the transport debate from two experts in the field. The book follows members of the Smith family as they uncover a wide array of transport issues. This lively and engaging approach will make the book ideal for a wide readership. more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2014; US$ 40.00
In late nineteenth-century Mexico the Mexican populace was fascinated with the country?s booming railroad network. Newspapers and periodicals were filled with art, poetry, literature, and social commentaries exploring the symbolic power of the railroad. As a symbol of economic, political, and industrial modernization, the locomotive served to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
Originally published in 1992, this book discusses a contemporary growth in environmental awareness, reflected in an increasing concern about the pollution caused by motor cars.The author considers the problem of congestion bringing traffic to a halt in the major cities and the increasingly controversial nature of contemporary transport planning. Professor... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 22.99
Mit der Eisenbahn von Berlin nach Bagdad - dieser Slogan erhitzte die Gemüter in Europa vor nunmehr 100 Jahren. Die Bagdadbahn war weitaus mehr als nur ein technisches Großprojekt im Osmanischen Reich der Jahrhundertwende. Kühne Ingenieursleistung verband sich mit Grossmachtpolitik, Machtstreben und kommerzielle Interessen waren untrennbar miteinander... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 45.00
After the Civil War, the Louisville and Nashville Railroad took the lead among southern railroads in developing rail systems and organizing transcontinental travel. Through two world wars, federal government control, internal crises, external dissension, the Depression, and the great Ohio River flood of 1937, the L&N Railroad remained one of the country's... more...