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  • From Rail to Road and Back Again?by Ralf Roth; Colin Divall

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 144.95

    In this volume, the mutual interdependence between road and rail transport is investigated, providing a fascinating reappraisal of the complex and shifting nature of European transportation over the last hundred years. The first half of the collection examines how railway companies reacted to increasing competition from road transport. The second part... more...

  • Railways of the North Penninesby Dr Tom Bell

    The History Press 2015; US$ 27.69

    This history describes how the two pioneering railways of northern England, the Stockton and Darlington and Newcastle and Carlisle railways, developed from unsuccessful canal proposals and how they, with the ill-fated Stanhope and Tyne Railway, initiated the development of the railway system that served the North Pennine Orefield. It reveals the public... more...

  • Urban Transportation Innovations Worldwideby Roger L. Kemp; Carl J. Stephani

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

    This handbook of urban transportation planning presents case studies detailing 40 best practices from 33 states in America and 19 countries on six continents. Cities around the world have improved transportation options for their citizens. Roadways have seen the addition of walkways and bicycle lanes, and light-rail transit systems have reduced street... more...

  • Energy Efficiency in the Urban Environmentby Heba Allah Essam E. Khalil; Essam E. Khalil

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 129.95

    This text provides an integrated view of energy systems and urban planning, supported by extensive data, references, and case studies. Dealing mainly with cities in developing nations, the book looks at various energy sources, and the ways they can be integrated for sustainability, affordability, and overall efficiency. It presents case studies to... more...

  • Mobility and Transportationby Wulf-Holger Arndt

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; US$ 19.21

    While the trend towards the growth of megacities creates huge challenges, it also offers the opportunity for reshaping mobility patterns in cities, promoting energy efficiency and principles of low carbon development. In this volume, an overview is provided of solutions comprising concepts for sustainable transportation through intelligent management,... more...

  • Urbanism and Transportby Helmut Holzapfel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Helmut Holzapfel?s Urbanism and Transport , a bestseller in its own country, now available in English, examines the history and the future of urban design for transport in major European cities. Urbanism and Transport shows how the automobile has come to dominate the urban landscape of cities throughout the world, providing thought-provoking analysis... more...

  • ITF Transport Outlook 2015by OECD Publishing; International Transport Forum

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 56.00

    The ITF Transport Outlook examines the development of global transport volumes and related CO2 emissions and health impacts through to 2050. It examines factors that can affect supply and demand for transport services and focuses on scenarios illustrating potential upper and lower pathways, discussing their relevance to policy making. This edition... more...

  • ITF Round Tables Valuing Convenience in Public Transportby OECD Publishing; International Transport Forum

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 70.00

    The experience of transport systems users, in terms of comfort, reliability, safety and above all convenience, is critical in determining demand for transport services, at least when there is a choice of alternative ways to travel. Convenience is one of the strongest attractions of the private car for passenger transport. For users of public transport,... more...

  • Ökonomische Konzepte und ihre Anwendung in der Verkehrswissenschaftby Karl-Hans Hartwig

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 29.65

    Der verkehrswissenschaftliche Tagungsband beschäftigt sich mit aktuellen Problemen der Verkehrsökonomik und Verkehrspolitik. Angesichts der geringen Profitabilität von Airlines werden die Möglichkeiten untersucht, ob Fusionen und Übernahmen dazu beitragen können die wirtschaftliche Lage der europäischen Airlines zu verbessern. Für die Schieneninfrastruktur... more...

  • Protecting Transportationby R William Johnstone

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 74.95

    Protecting Transportation: Implementing Security Policies and Programs provides a thorough overview of transportation security in the United States, with a focus on policy. The book coversall major transportation modes and puts the American security system into perspective against other national and international systems. Author R. William Johnstone,... more...