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  • Policing Mass Transitby Kurt Nelson

    Charles C Thomas 1999; US$ 39.95

    This book is a comprehensive examination of the topics needed to insure the public's safety while using mass transit. Not only will law enforcement professionals and students find it a useful reference, it is also of benefit to transit managers and planners who need to incorporate safety and security design into a mass transit system. The first... more...

  • A Dictionary of Transport Analysisby Kenneth Button; Henry Vega; Peter Nijkamp

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 60.00

    This concise and clearly focused Dictionary, with contributions by the leading authorities in their fields, brings order and clarity to a topic that can suffer from confusion over terminology and concepts. It provides a bridge between the academic disciplines involved and illustrates the application of transportation policy that crosses a variety of... more...

  • Residential Self-Selection and Travelby W. Bohte

    IOS Press 2010; US$ 65.00

    Most Western national governments aim to influence individual travel patterns ? at least to some degree ? through the spatial planning of residential areas. Nevertheless, the extent to which the characteristics of the built environment influence travel behaviour remains the subject of debate among travel behaviour researchers. This work addresses the... more...

  • Trends in the Transport Sector 2011by OECD Publishing; International Transport Forum

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 39.00

    How have the passenger and freight transport sectors evolved in recent years and during the crisis? And what about road safety? This publication presents data on global trends in the transport sector with up-to-date figures on the impact of the recent economic crisis. In addition to highlighting major trends in the transport sector, this brochure provides... more...

  • The Theory and Method of Design and Optimization for Railway Intelligent Transportation Systems (RITS)by Wang Zhou; Jia Li-min

    Bentham Science Publishers 2011; US$ 64.00

    This book explains the theory and methods of system optimization design for railway intelligent transportation systems (RITS), which optimizes RITS total performance by decreasing the difficulty and cost of system development and increasing the system efficiency. Readers will understand key concepts of RITS and the latest research relevant to China... more...

  • Begutachtung im Verkehrsrechtby Hans-Thomas Haffner; Gisela Skopp; Matthias Graw

    Springer 2012; US$ 49.95

    Die Aufgabe des Gutachters im Gerichtsverfahren ist es, Juristen die Fachkenntnisse zu vermitteln, die f r die Beurteilung eines Sachverhalts notwendig sind. Um diesen Vermittlungsprozess im Bereich der Verkehrsmedizin zu unterst tzen, haben die Autoren das wissenschaftliche Basiswissen verst ndlich aufbereitet von der forensischen Toxikologie ber... more...

  • Sustainability Assessmentby Mohammad Ali

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 39.95

    Sustainability Assessment is a comprehensive compilation of all the known policy factors related to sustainability. This book outlines all of the elements and considerations of community aspects of policy evaluation in an effort to reduce the future consequences on resources and environmental sustainability. The basic assumption behind it is that... more...

  • The Transport System and Transport Policyby Bert Van Wee; Jan Anne Annema; David Banister

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    Transport impacts on people and businesses in many different ways, and presents some of the key problems that decision-makers need to address. This comprehensive textbook introduces the transport system in a holistic and multidisciplinary way, bringing together the myriad components of transport. This textbook is written for an international readership... more...

  • British Railwaysby Tanya Jackson

    The History Press 2013; US$ 27.69

    British Rail was a success. It successfully carried millions of commuters to and from their jobs every day; organised its trunk route services to yield a profit under the brand name 'Inter-City'; pioneered world-beating research and technological development through its own research centre and engineering subsidiary. It transformed the railway system... more...

  • Human Transitby Jarrett Walker

    Springer 2012; US$ 35.00

    Public transit is a powerful tool for addressing a huge range of urban problems, including traffic congestion and economic development as well as climate change. But while many people support transit in the abstract, it's often hard to channel that support into good transit investments. In Human Transit, Jarrett Walker supplies the basic tools,... more...