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  • Fifty Years of Transport Policyby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 42.00

    Transport policy may well have reached a turning point. It will not be possible to manage projected traffic growth using traditional methods that concentrate on increasing infrastructure capacity. New incentives, new pricing, and new instruments to better manage investment and demand are all required. more...

  • Implementing Sustainable Urban Travel Policies: Moving Aheadby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 39.00

    Cycling is an essential part of intermodal urban travel. While trends in car use continue to grow, cycling is increasingly recognised for its contribution as a clean and sustainable mode of transportation. This report brings together the experience of 21 countries and 7 municipalities in developing and implementing policies and measures to promote... more...

  • No. 126 Airports as Multimodal Interchange Nodesby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 61.00

    With the dramatic increase in air transport due to the deregulation of the airline industry, transport policy is confronted with new challenges to provide land transport connections to airports. The Round Table discussed how the requirements of ensuring efficient land transport connectivity depend on the market structure of the airline industry and... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...