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  • Improving Reliability on Surface Transport Networksby OECD Publishing; International Transport Forum

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 67.00

    Passengers and freight shippers alike want reliable transport services.  Surprisingly, little research has been undertaken in incorporating reliability into the assessment of transport projects despite the increasing importance of scheduling in economic activities. This report provides policy makers with a framework to understand reliability issues,... more...

  • In Search of the Grand Trunkby Ron Brown

    Dundurn 2011; US$ 11.99

    Discover the legacy and lore of Ontario's railway era by exploring the lost and abandoned rail lines that once were essential to the province's well-being. The over 20,000 kilometres of rail are now largely gone, but the remaining lines still retain vestiges of their former existence through stations, bridges, and scenic vistas. more...

  • Intermodal Transport 2009by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 67.00

    Turkey’s continuing economic expansion depends on the diversification of its transport modes and especially on the development of efficient multimodal services. It's role as a hub for Europe, Asia, and the Middle East and as a facilitator of global exchange will be enhanced with a strategy and measures to support a range of intermodal... 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...

  • Konfiguration der Wertschöpfung bei disruptiven Innovationen am Beispiel der Elektromobilitätby Christoph Deutskens

    Apprimus Wissenschaftsverlag 2014; US$ 36.91

    Disruptive Innovationen verändern den Wertemaßstab der Kunden und bieten einzigartige Leistungsmerkmale. Im Fall von disruptiven Innovationen sind neue Wertschöpfungsprozesse erforderlich, die den veränderten Kundenanforderungen gerecht werden. In dem Buch wird ein Entscheidungsmodell zur Konfiguration der Wertschöpfung bei disruptiven Innovationen... more...

  • Landverkehrspolitikby Johannes Frerich

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 140.00

    Das Gesamtwerk, das drei Bände Europäische Verkehrspolitik umfasst, gibt einen umfassenden Überblick über die Prinzipien, Strukturen und Mechanismen des Gemeinsamen Verkehrsmarktes in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart. Während sich Band I des Handbuchs mit den politisch-ökonomischen Rahmenbedingungen der gemeinsamen Verkehrspolitik sowie mit der Verkehrsinfrastrukturpolitik... more...

  • The Little Book of Steamby Clive Groome

    G2 Rights Ltd 2014; US$ 4.36

    Little Book of Steam tells the evocative story of steam railways from the end of the 18th century, when an early pioneer built a small, three-wheeled steam-powered machine. Soon after a simple steam engine was pulling coal wagons in Wales, and just 21 years later the world's first public railway opened between Stockton and Darlington. By the 1960's... more...

  • The Louisville, Cincinnati & Charleston Rail Roadby H. Roger Grant

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Among the grand antebellum plans to build railroads to interconnect the vast American republic, perhaps none was more ambitious than the Louisville, Cincinnati & Charleston. The route was intended to link the cotton-producing South and the grain and livestock growers of the Old Northwest with traders and markets in the East, creating economic opportunities... more...

  • Mobilitätsbezogene Einstellungen beim Übergang vom Kindes- ins Jugendlichenalterby Thomas Bastian

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 44.99

    Der Übergang vom Kindesalter in das Jugendlichenalter beinhaltet eine Vielzahl von Veränderungen und neue Freiheitsgrade in fast allen Lebensbereichen. Die Abnabelung vom Elternhaus, der Aufbau neuer sozialer Beziehungen, die Ent- ckung der eigenen Identität, die ersten weichenstellenden Entscheidungen im Bereich der Schule sind nur einige Beispiele... more...

  • No. 124: Transport and Spatial Policiesby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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

    Anticipated growth in transport volumes means addressing greater environmental damage and congestion, and increasing investment for the expansion of infrastructure capacity. Transport policies in general and urban transport policies in particular will have to find new ways of satisfying demands for both accessibility and lower levels of mobility. more...