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- 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...
- JOVIS Verlag 2015; US$ 19.43
While the trend towards the growth of megacities creates huge challenges, it also offers the opportunity for reshaping mobility patterns in cities, promoting energy efficiency and principles of low carbon development. In this volume, an overview is provided of solutions comprising concepts for sustainable transportation through intelligent management,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
Helmut Holzapfel?s Urbanism and Transport , a bestseller in its own country, now available in English, examines the history and the future of urban design for transport in major European cities. Urbanism and Transport shows how the automobile has come to dominate the urban landscape of cities throughout the world, providing thought-provoking analysis... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 29.99
Der verkehrswissenschaftliche Tagungsband beschäftigt sich mit aktuellen Problemen der Verkehrsökonomik und Verkehrspolitik. Angesichts der geringen Profitabilität von Airlines werden die Möglichkeiten untersucht, ob Fusionen und Übernahmen dazu beitragen können die wirtschaftliche Lage der europäischen Airlines zu verbessern. Für die Schieneninfrastruktur... more...