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  • Economic Evaluation of Long-Life Pavementsby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 49.00

    In many nations with mature road networks, new road construction typically accounts for around 50% of the road budget. Much of the remainder of national road budgets is spent on maintenance and rehabilitation of existing roads. Current road construction methods and materials contribute to this outcome. more...

  • Tomorrow's Transportationby William L. Garrison

    Artech House 2000; US$ 109.00

    A broad look at current and emergent developments in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), and at how improved transportation systems can have a significant impact on lifestyle. It draws together and reviews the social, economic and environmental issues, and utilizes real-life case studies. more...

  • Work Identity at the End of the Line?by Tim Strangleman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 144.00

    Work Identity at the End of the Line? tells the story of workplace culture and identity in the railway industry before during and after privatization in the mid-1990s. It combines rich interview material from workers and managers involved in the privatisation process with a fascinating background detail of nationalization. The book will be of interest... more...

  • Transportation Systems Planningby Konstadinos G. Goulias

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 275.00

    Transportation engineering and transportation planning are two sides of the same coin aiming at the design of an efficient infrastructure and service to meet the growing needs for accessibility and mobility. Many well-designed transport systems that meet these needs are based on a solid understanding of human behavior. Since transportation systems... more...

  • The Airline Industryby Martin Fojt

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    The Airline industry has been under increasing pressure recently, from the increased competition of low-cost airlines and the terrorist events of 2001 to name but a few. Various US airlines, including Delta and Northwest, have been declared bankrupt, oil prices have soared, and seat prices are still being forced down, the supply far outweighing the... more...

  • Towards better Performing Transport Networksby Bart Jourquin; Piet Rietveld; Kerstin Westin

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Competition in the Railway Industryby J. A. Gomez-Ibanez; G. de Rus

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00

    Numerous countries have attempted to improve the performance of their railways by introducing more competition, but there is fierce debate and no consensus on how this is best achieved. This book reveals how railways were an obvious target for reform because they were often losing traffic and money, and because the government was typically deeply involved... more...

  • Globalized Freight Transportby T.R. Leinbach; C. Capineri

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    The worldwide movement of freight has emerged as one of the most critical and dynamic aspects of the transport sector. The contributors to this study examine the current state of global freight transport, with an emphasis on Europe and North America and their extra-regional linkages. These original contributions synthesize existing knowledge, highlight... more...

  • World report on road traffic injury preventionby Margie Peden; Richard Scurfiled; David Sleet; Dinesh Mohan; Adnan Hyder

    World Health Organization 2004; US$ 27.00

    Every day thousands of people are killed and injured on our roads. Men, women or children walking, biking or riding to school or work, playing in the streets or setting out on long trips, will never return home, leaving behind shattered families and communities. Millions of people each year will spend long weeks in hospital after severe crashes and... more...

  • Assessing Community Telecentresby Anne Whyte

    International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 20.00

    Telephone, fax, email, Internet; telemedicine, distance education, news distribution, telecommuting: these are some of the services offered by the community telecentre. But do telecentres truly respond to the communication and information needs of the communities they are intended to serve? What impact do they have on social equity and economic development?... more...