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  • Trends in the Transport Sector 2002by OECD Publishing; European Conference of Ministers of Transport

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 33.00

    This publication presents the most up-to-date statistics on transport markets in Europe, together with charts highlighting the major trends. Published earlier than comparable studies, this report provides the reader with first-hand figures on key transport trends. It analyses the transport situation in the western and eastern European countries, as... 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...

  • Verkehrsplanung deutscher Städte zwischen 1920 und 1960by Axel Düker

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 45.02

    Hauptbeschreibung Das hannoversche Straßensystem wurde in der Aufbauphase der Nachkriegszeit grundlegend neu strukturiert. Die Bombardierung durch Luftangriffe der Alliierte betraf in erheblichem Ausmaß das gesamte Stadtgebiet, die Innenstadt Hannovers wurde dabei fast völlig zerstört. Stadtplaner, Architekten und die politischen Institutionen der... more...

  • What Role for the Railways in Eastern Europe?by OECD Publishing; European Conference of Ministers of Transport

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 70.00

    Facing the collapse of their business and stiff competition from road transport, Eastern European railways are in a critical financial situation. Railway restructuring is a must, but where circumstances in each country are so different there can be no “one size fits all” solution. Nevertheless, some guidelines for restructuring are emerging.... more...

  • 30 Days on Australia's Railwaysby David Burke

    Rosenberg Publishing 2014; US$ 12.50

    An entertaining look at railway events in Australia in the month of September—from 1848, when a meeting was called to start a railway company in New South Wales, to 2013, when the great Bayer-Garrett AD6029 steam engine was restored to working order.Author David Burke has crafted a ‘diary’ which documents, day by day, major happenings... more...

  • ABC of Kidney Diseaseby Satish Jayawardene; David Goldsmith; Penny Ackland

    Wiley 2009; US$ 60.95

    The ABC of Kidney Disease is a brand new title in the successful ABC series which explains this complicated area thoroughly and clearly, in a practical and user-friendly manner. Providing information on a wide variety of renal diseases, this book ensures non-renal healthcare workers are able to screen, identify, treat and refer renal patients appropriately.... more...

  • Acadia's Carriage Roadsby Robert Thayer

    Down East Books 2002; US$ 11.99

    The third title in the Acadia National Park guide series, Acadia's Carriage Roads covers the history, geology, and biology of the area. It includes practical advice and maps to help visitors get the most from their tours of the roads, whether on foot, by bicycle, or on cross-country skis. With their work-of-art stone bridges, these crushed-rock carriage... more...

  • Africa's Transport Infrastructureby Ken Gwilliam

    World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 24.99

    This book presents and analyzes the results of a comprehensive collection of data on the extent and condition of transport infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa, identifies the reasons for poor performance, and estimates future financing needs.The transport facilities of Sub-Saharan Africa were built primarily for the colonial exploitation of mineral... more...

  • Along Different Linesby Geoff Body; Bill Parker

    The History Press 2012; US$ 14.57

    <div>Running a railway is a complex business. However well-run it is there will always be surprises, often hilarious, frequently unexpected, sometimes serious. Here railway professionals recall notable incidents from across their careers on the railways, lovingly compiled by expert railwaymen and authors Geoff Body and Bill Parker. the... more...

  • Assessing the Benefits of Transportby OECD Publishing; European Conference of Ministers of Transport

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 84.00

    This book discusses the full economic benefits - and costs - of transport infrastructure and explores ways to make good estimates of the full impact of planned investments on regional and national economies. It argues for proper account to be taken of all relevant economic weaknesses -- those the project is designed to address such as local monopoly... more...