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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 154.95
This topical volume covers the intersection between transport and climate change, with papers from the Transport & Climate Change session of the RGS-IBG conference in London, September 2010. It considers the role of transport modes at varying spatial dimensions and a range of perspectives on the relationship between transport and climate... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 129.99
Covering a topic of massive contemporary importance, this well written volume demonstrates how transportation strategy and environmental sustainability can be pursued in a comprehensive and harmonious, rather than unconnected and potentially conflicting, set of public policies. It applies lessons from several urban areas (e.g., Bogota, Singapore, Mexico... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 99.95
Through an examination of transport planning in Australia, this book challenges conventional wisdom by showing, through original research, how 'car dependence' is as much an institutional as a technical phenomenon. The authors' case studies in three metropolitan cities show how transport policy has become institutionally fixated on a path... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 139.99
The development of U.S. urban transportation policy over the past half-century illustrates the changing relationships among federal, state, and local governments. This comprehensive text examines the evolution of urban transportation planning from early developments in highway planning in the 1930s to todays concerns over sustainable development,... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 39.99
Ausgehend von den Grundlagen des Städtebaus beschäftigt sich dieser Titel mit dem besonderen Aspekt der Nachhaltigkeit in der aktuellen Stadt- und Verkehrsentwicklung und dem Umgang mit bestehenden städtebaulichen Strukturen. Die Themen Demographischer Wandel, Energieeinsparung, Umwelt- und Klimaschutz... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95
The complexity of transportation systems and their negative social and environmental effects are today at the centre of attention. This book focuses on the impact of institutions and regulatory systems on transport systems and travel behaviour. While institutions appear to play an important role in the economic success of many countries, this book... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 109.99
Can transportation problems be fixed by the right neighborhood design? The tremendous popularity of the "new urbanism" and "livable communities" initiatives suggests that many persons think so. As a systematic assessment of attempts to solve transportation problems through urban design, this book asks and answers three questions: Can such efforts work?... more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 95.00
Charging for the use of transport infrastructure has very different traditions in the various modes, reflecting the different nature of their infrastructure (nodal vs. linear), but also different historical traditions of open access, system integration, etc. Since the early 90's various European Commission initiatives took on this issue, looking... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 122.00
Making Urban Transport Sustainable addresses the future of urban transport as a global issue. Money is being poured into roads, railways and airports at a time when the global atmosphere is threatened and oil production has reached its peak. If the world's environment and societies are to be sustained, urban transport has to change. Contributions... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 140.00
Features a behavioral science perspective on the threats to quality of urban life from car use and policy measures to reduce car use. This work provides a consolidated reference in car ownership and use. It is a key topical area backed up by international policy such as: The Kyoto Protocol. more...