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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
This volume examines sustainable mobilities from multiple angles varying by time, region, cultural and economic backgrounds, local stakeholders and governance structures. By achieving a better understanding of mobility behaviour and mobility needs in different contexts this book develops innovative strategies and advances modelling approaches which... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
This book concerns the regulation of transport within a European context, covering air, inland waterways, rail, road passenger and freight, urban public transport, and short sea shipping. All these sectors have experienced substantial changes over the last two decades, in terms of ownership, competition and liberalisation, and the book explores the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Urban transport systems worldwide are faced by a multitude of challenges. Among the most visible of these are the traffic gridlocks experienced on city roads and highways all over the world. The prescribed solution to transport problems in most cities has thus been to build more infrastructures for cars, with a limited number of cities improving public... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 104.95
Most businesses are aware of the danger posed by malicious network intruders and other internal and external security threats. Unfortunately, in many cases the actions they have taken to secure people, information and infrastructure from outside attacks are inefficient or incomplete. Responding to security threats and incidents requires a competent... more...
- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 63.00
Many governments seek to attract private finance for infrastructure through public-private partnerships (PPPs) in order to maintain investment at the same time as limiting public spending. Experience with PPPs has, however, been mixed. Some transport PPP projects have delivered major cost savings but many more have exceeded their budgets. PPPs are... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 89.95
Freight Transport Modelling is a unique new reference book that provides insight into the state-of-the-art of freight modelling. Focusing on models used to support public transport policy analysis, Freight Transport Modelling systematically introduces the latest freight transport modelling approaches and describes the main methods and techniques... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 29.95
In 1901, two titans of American railroads set their sights on the Northern Pacific. The subsequent battle was unprecedented in the history of American enterprise, pitting not only James J. Hill against Edward Harriman but also Big Oil against Big Steel and J. P. Morgan against the Rockefellers, with a supporting cast of enough wealthy investors to... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
Transport is debated by many, and liberalisation processes, transport policy, transport and climate change and increased competition between transport modes are the subject of heated discussion. Smart Transport Networks illustrates that whether concerning road, water, rail or air, knowledge on the structure of transport markets is crucial in order... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
In this volume, leading transport history scholars take a fresh look at the impact of the Cold War upon European railways both before and after 1989. As well as addressing the development of eastern and central European railways, the book examines how transport links have been reconnected and reconfigured in the twenty years since the reunification... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00
Examining the global significance of the freight container, with particular emphasis on the perspectives of the US and China, Globalization Contained considers the implications of the freight container as an agent of change for the future of the global economy and global security. more...