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  • Applications of Agent Technology in Traffic and Transportationby Franziska Klügl; Ana Bazzan; Sascha Ossowski

    Springer 2006; US$ 99.00

    Building effective and user-friendly transportation systems is one of the big challenges for engineers in the 21st century. There is an increasing need to understand, model, and govern such systems at both the individual (micro) and the society (macro) level. Still, this raises significant technical problems, as transportation systems may contain thousands... more...

  • Electronic Road User Charging and Tollingby Andrew Pickford

    Artech House 2006; US$ 139.00

    As highways, crossing points, and urban streets become increasingly jammed with traffic, more and more roadway authorities are turning to electronic tolling and pricing to manage traffic and road usage. This authoritative book offers professionals expert guidance in planning, procuring, and operating electronic tolling and road-user charging systems.... more...

  • Benchmarking Intermodal Freight Transportby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 58.00

    What is efficient intermodal freight transport? How are "best practices" to be found? What measures are being developed in OECD countries for assessing the relative efficiency of modes and modal combinations? What opportunities exist to improve complex intermodal transport chains? How are such opportunities identified and assessed?. Today’s... more...

  • Sustainability and the Design of Transport Interchangesby Brian Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 80.00

    The interchange is a new form of transport building which integrates into a single whole various modes of public transport, putting the passenger first (rather than the infrastructure). This book presents design principles for transport interchanges and offers analysis of best practice in the UK and abroad. more...

  • Institutional Challenges to Intermodal Transport and Logisticsby Jason Monios

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book provides an overview of intermodal transport and logistics including the policy background, emerging industry trends and academic approaches. Establishing the three key features of intermodal transport geography as intermodal terminals, inland logistics and hinterland corridors, Jason Monios takes an institutional approach to understanding... more...

  • Automation and Control in Transportby F. T. Barwell

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Automation and Control in Transport reviews the significant advances in transport automation and control. All the present and future foreseeable modes of transport, particularly railways, are treated mathematically. Topics range from dynamic systems to route capacity, vehicle spacing, traffic congestion and regulation, and traffic surveillance and... more...

  • Design for Passenger Transportby Frank Height; Roy Cresswell

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Design for Passenger Transport focuses on the ways by which standards of design could be improved to enhance the psychological and physical well-being of both passengers and staff. Various aspects of design in the fields of air, rail, road, and water passenger transport are discussed. The selection first tackles passenger handling design in airports,... more...

  • Multimodal Transport Systemsby Slim Hammadi; Mekki Ksouri

    Wiley 2013; US$ 125.00

    The use and management of multimodal transport systems, including car-pooling and goods transportation, have become extremely complex, due to their large size (sometimes several thousand variables), the nature of their dynamic relationships as well as the many constraints to which they are subjected. The managers of these systems must ensure that the... more...

  • Control, Computers, Communications in Transportationby J.-P. Perrin

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    This volume investigates developments and future trends in transportation research and what effects they will have on society. The coverage is broad; including road (urban and motorway), rail and air-traffic control. The sections deal with safety aspects, modelling and simulation, the use of sensors and image processing. The final section covers the... more...

  • Intelligent Transportation Systemsby Sumit Ghosh; Tony Lee; Tony S. Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 139.95

    For many transportation systems, the cost of expanding the infrastructure is too high. Therefore, engineers must shift their focus to improving the quality of transportation within the existing infrastructure. Focusing on highway and railway systems, Intelligent Transportation Systems: New Principles and Architectures provides a radically different... more...