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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
As centres for logistics activities, seaports have traditionally been the focus of maritime logistics chains. However, changes in production patterns, supported by the development of rapid transport of goods over long distances, have altered the logistics landscape. Comprised of case studies and state of the art examples of measures taken in different... more...
- Aurum Press 2013; US$ 14.58
Whether it?s leaves on the line or the wrong kind of snow, whether the extortionately priced, curled-up sandwich on sale in the buffet car, or the militancy of the rail unions that seem to be endlessly on strike over nothing, everyone in Britain has an opinion about our railways. After the weather, they are probably the country?s most reliable talking... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95
It is difficult to imagine a world without the car, and yet that is exactly what Dennis and Urry set out to do in this provocative new book. They argue that the days of the car are numbered: powerful forces around the world are undermining the car system and will usher in a new transport system sometime in the next few decades. Specifically, the book... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2013; US$ 23.32
During the course of the 1950s England lost confidence in its rulers and convinced itself it must modernise. The bankrupt, steam-powered railway, run by a Colonel Blimp, symbolised everything that was wrong with the country; the future lay in motorways and high-speed electric ? or even atomic ? express trains. But plans for a gleaming new railway... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
The performance of current transport systems is inadequate when viewed in terms of economic efficiency, sustainability and safety. Drawing together key an impressive list of contributors from the vast field of transportation economics including Kenneth Button, David Banister and Juan Carlos Martín, this book investigates transport systems, and covers a wide... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
Transport impacts on people and businesses in many different ways, and presents some of the key problems that decision-makers need to address. This comprehensive textbook introduces the transport system in a holistic and multidisciplinary way, bringing together the myriad components of transport. This textbook is written for an international readership... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86
In 1963 Dr Beeching's infamous report signalled the end for over 15,000 miles of track, a third of Britain's stations, and for 70,000 jobs, as well as the way of life for many consumers. Much misery was caused and Beeching's name was muddied, but in hindsight the report probably did more than any other single factor to preserve the nation's railway... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 26.99
In 1857 a Toronto-to-Hamilton train crashed on the Desjardins Canal bridge. 60 people died, making it one of the worst railway disasters in North America. These are the stories of those associated with its construction and those who perished in the accident, capturing the ebullient economic confidence of pre-Confederation Canada. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 174.95
This book compiles the critical thinking on priority topics in contemporary transport policy and planning contexts. The contributed papers cover two key themes related to types of decision-making of importance to the development of data collection on both passenger travel and freight movements: Selecting the Right Survey Method and Supporting Transport... more...