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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Despite extensive efforts to understand the overall effect of urban structure on the current patterns of urban mobility, we are still far from a consensual perspective on this complex matter. To help build agreement on the factors influencing travel behaviour, this book discusses the influence of alternative urban structures on sustainable mobility.... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 99.95
This book focuses on how to protect our transportation systems including airports and airlines, water ports, highways, tunnels and bridges, rail and mass transit, and how to better plan evacuation when severe disasters occur. These infrastructures may face various threats, namely biological, chemical, nuclear (dirty bombs), cyber, and natural disaster. The... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 144.95
This publication brings together an international group of researchers and presents work from different countries dealing with issues related to transport policy, attitudes and mode choice, car sharing and alternative modes of transport, and discusses the future of non-motorized modes of transport. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
The contemporary urban experience is defined by flow and structured by circulating people, objects, and energy. Geographers have long provided key insights into transportation systems. But today, concerns for social justice and sustainability motivate new, critical approaches to mobilities. Reimagining the city prompts an important question: How best... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00
Objects and materials are on the move like never before, often at astonishing speeds and along?hidden routeways. This collection opens to social scientific scrutiny the various systems which move objects about the world, examining their fateful implications for many people and places. Offering texts from key thinkers, the book presents case studies... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2015; US$ 29.00
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 144.95
In this volume, the mutual interdependence between road and rail transport is investigated, providing a fascinating reappraisal of the complex and shifting nature of European transportation over the last hundred years. The first half of the collection examines how railway companies reacted to increasing competition from road transport. The second part... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 27.69
This history describes how the two pioneering railways of northern England, the Stockton and Darlington and Newcastle and Carlisle railways, developed from unsuccessful canal proposals and how they, with the ill-fated Stanhope and Tyne Railway, initiated the development of the railway system that served the North Pennine Orefield. It reveals the public... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95
This handbook of urban transportation planning presents case studies detailing 40 best practices from 33 states in America and 19 countries on six continents. Cities around the world have improved transportation options for their citizens. Roadways have seen the addition of walkways and bicycle lanes, and light-rail transit systems have reduced street... more...