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  • The Cycling Cityby Evan Friss

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 32.00

    Cycling has experienced a renaissance in the United States, as cities around the country promote the bicycle as an alternative means of transportation. In the process, debates about the nature of bicycles?where they belong, how they should be ridden, how cities should or should not accommodate them?have played out in the media, on city streets, and... more...

  • Rails Across Canadaby David Cable

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 22.99

    The railways of Canada, like the network in the U.S.A, have a fascination to many people, both in North America and those who live elsewhere. more...

  • Handbook on Transport and Developmentby Robin Hickman; Moshe Givoni; David Bonilla; David Banister

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    This Handbook provides an extensive overview of the relationships between transport and development. With 45 chapters from leading international authors, the book is organised in three main parts: urban structure and travel; transport and spatial impacts; and wider dimensions in transport and development. The chapters each present commentary on key... more...

  • Financing India's Imperial Railways, 1875?1914by Stuart Sweeney

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The Indian railway network began as a liberal experiment to promote trade and commerce, the distribution of food and military mobility. Sweeney's study focuses on Britain's largest overseas investment project during the nineteenth century, offering a new perspective on the Anglo-Indian experience. more...

  • London's Railways 1967-1977by Jim Blake

    Wharncliffe 2015; US$ 22.99

    This pictorial book covers London's railways from 1967 to 1977, showing the transition from steam to diesel and electric traction.This volume has a very readable narrative, telling tales of the authors adventures during his many trips around the London railway network.The volume encapsulates a period of time in Britain, during which a great deal... more...

  • Informal Public Transport in Practiceby Dr Meleckidzedeck Khayesi; Professor Margaret Grieco

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Transport discourse often concentrates on what is missing from transport policy and practice in developing countries vis-à-vis high-income countries rather than articulating local creativity in responding to transport needs as revealed in informal public transport modes such as matatu, motorcycle, bicycle and animal transport. This book helps to correct... more...

  • Rundfunkpolitik und Netzpolitikby Lutz Hachmeister; Dieter Anschlag

    Herbert von Halem Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Medienpolitik war lange Zeit die Angelegenheit weniger Spezialisten in den Parteien und Ministerialbürokratien. Mit dem alltäglichen Metamedium Internet ist eine neue Sphäre der ?Netzpolitik? entstanden, die allerdings auf das Feld der klassischen Massenmedien übergreift. Öffentliche Debatten um die Zukunft des professionellen Journalismus, das Leistungsschutzrecht,... more...

  • Street Smartby Samuel I. Schwartz; William Rosen

    PublicAffairs 2015; US$ 26.99

    With wit and sharp insight, former Traffic Commissioner of New York City, Sam Schwartz a.k.a. Gridlock Sam,? one of the most respected transportation engineers in the world and consummate insider in NYC political circles, uncovers how American cities became so beholden to cars and why the current shift away from that trend will forever alter America?s... more...

  • Understanding Spectrum Liberalisationby Martin Sims; Toby Youell; Richard Womersley

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 69.95

    Until the 1990s, almost all spectrum licenses were given away practically for free?even the first mobile licenses which laid the foundation for multi-billion dollar companies that dominate stock markets around the world. In the past fifteen years, there has been a concerted attempt to liberalise the sector and make it more open to market forces. This... more...

  • Climate Change and Adaptation Planning for Portsby Adolf K. Y. Ng; Austin Becker; Stephen Cahoon; Shu-Ling Chen; Paul Earl; Zaili Yang

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    As key links in transportation and supply chains, the effect of climate change on seaports has broad implications for the development prospects of the global economy. However, the picture is very uncertain because the impacts of climate change will be felt very differently around the world, both positively and negatively. This book addresses the need... more...