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  • Die Bahnreform im Kontext nachhaltiger Verkehrspolitik: Ein Vergleich zwischen Deutschland und der Schweizby Michael Woodt

    Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 18.51

    In den letzten zwanzig Jahren wurde der Schienenverkehrssektor in Europa grundlegend reformiert, so auch in Deutschland und der Schweiz. Die Schweiz gilt im europäischen Schienenverkehr als Positivbeispiel. Trotz der unterschiedlichen Rahmenbedingungen war beiden Reformen die Absicht gemein, vor dem Hintergrund zunehmend harten intermodalen Wettbewerbs... more...

  • I Tried to Run a Railwayby Gerard Fiennes

    Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 11.99

    World-renowned railwayman Gerry Fiennes shares his first-hand experiences of the inner workings of the British rail network through its most significant developments during the twentieth century. more...

  • Brezhnev's Follyby Christopher J. Ward

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2009; US$ 27.95

    Heralded by Soviet propaganda as the ?Path to the Future,? the Baikal-Amur Mainline Railway (BAM) represented the hopes and dreams of Brezhnev and the Communist Party elite of the late Soviet era. Begun in 1974, and spanning approximately 2,000 miles after twenty-nine years of halting construction, the BAM project was intended to showcase the national... more...

  • Introduction to Sustainable Transportsby Bernard Favre

    Wiley 2014; US$ 114.00

    Transport systems have to meet the mobility needs of people and commodities on all scales, from the local to the global level. Concerns about the energy, fumes and sound emissions produced, and about the safety, service quality, intelligence and lifecycle of the systems, etc. can all be included in a systemic approach. This approach can contribute... more...

  • Handbook of Transportation Science, Second Editionby Randolph W. Hall

    Springer 2003; US$ 245.00

    This text outlines the field of transportation as a scientific discipline, claiming it obeys fundamental properties. This book defines these and demonstrates how this knowledge can be applied across the spectrum of modes of transportation. more...

  • Urban and Regional Transportation Modelingby D.-H. Lee

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    Honoring David Boyce for his legendary contributions to the fields of transportation modeling and regional science, the chapters in this festschrift highlight and analyze state-of-the-art and state-of-the-practice methodologies and theories in transportation modeling, regional and urban planning. Authors from academia and industry, all experts in planning,... more...

  • Why Does Policy Change?by Dr Geoffrey Dudley; Geoffrey Dudley; Jeremy Richardson

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 170.00

    The tension between policy stability and change is a key political phenomenon, but its dynamics have been little understood. Why Does Policy Change? examines and explains the dynamics of major policy change by looking at case studies from British Transport policy since 1945. The significant contrasts between road and rail policies in this period... more...

  • Insurance Statistics Yearbook 1994-2001by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 184.00

    The insurance industry is a key component of the economy by virtue of the amount of premiums it collects, the scale of its investment and, more fundamentally, the essential social and economic role it plays in covering personal and business risks. This annual publication provides major official insurance statistics for all OECD countries as well... more...

  • Delivering the Goodsby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 54.00

    Although delivery of goods is vitally important for residents and industries in urban areas, the presence and operations of goods transport vehicles in urban areas are often regarded more as a nuisance than an essential service. Relatively little has been done by governments to facilitate the essential flows of goods in urban areas and to reduce the... more...

  • Reforming Transport Taxesby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 67.00

    This report examines the economic principles for efficient systems of taxation and provides a framework for international comparisons of transport taxes and charges. It investigates the price and tax changes likely to result from the reform of transport charges to maximise efficiency, and their impact on motorists, hauliers and users of other transport... more...