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Railroads. Rapid transit systems

  • Transportation Statistics and Microsimulationby Clifford Spiegelman; Eun Sug Park; Laurence R. Rilett

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 67.95

    By discussing statistical concepts in the context of transportation planning and operations, Transportation Statistics and Microsimulation provides the necessary background for making informed transportation-related decisions. It explains the why behind standard methods and uses real-world transportation examples and problems to illustrate key... more...

  • Introduction to Transportation Securityby Frances L. Edwards; Daniel C. Goodrich

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 80.95

    Transportation is the lifeline of any nation, connecting people, supporting the economy, and facilitating the delivery of vital goods and services. The 9/11 attacks?and other attacks on surface transportation assets, including the bombings in Madrid, London, Moscow, and Mumbai?demonstrate the vulnerability of the open systems to disruption and the... more...

  • Traffic Planning and Engineeringby F. D. Hobbs

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95

    Traffic Planning and Engineering, Second Edition takes into account underlying trends in traffic planning and engineering. In this edition, Chapter 3 has been remodeled, focusing on the techniques on conducting surveys and their subsequent analysis. Further emphasis has also been provided on environmental management and the central role of computers... more...

  • Rails Across Canadaby David Cable

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 22.99

    The railways of Canada, like the network in the U.S.A, have a fascination to many people, both in North America and those who live elsewhere. more...

  • Handbook on Transport and Developmentby Robin Hickman; Moshe Givoni; David Bonilla; David Banister

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    This Handbook provides an extensive overview of the relationships between transport and development. With 45 chapters from leading international authors, the book is organised in three main parts: urban structure and travel; transport and spatial impacts; and wider dimensions in transport and development. The chapters each present commentary on key... more...

  • Financing India's Imperial Railways, 1875?1914by Stuart Sweeney

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    The Indian railway network began as a liberal experiment to promote trade and commerce, the distribution of food and military mobility. Sweeney's study focuses on Britain's largest overseas investment project during the nineteenth century, offering a new perspective on the Anglo-Indian experience. more...

  • London's Railways 1967-1977by Jim Blake

    Wharncliffe 2015; US$ 22.99

    This pictorial book covers London's railways from 1967 to 1977, showing the transition from steam to diesel and electric traction.This volume has a very readable narrative, telling tales of the authors adventures during his many trips around the London railway network.The volume encapsulates a period of time in Britain, during which a great deal... more...

  • Street Smartby Samuel I. Schwartz; William Rosen

    PublicAffairs 2015; US$ 26.99

    With wit and sharp insight, former Traffic Commissioner of New York City, Sam Schwartz a.k.a. Gridlock Sam,? one of the most respected transportation engineers in the world and consummate insider in NYC political circles, uncovers how American cities became so beholden to cars and why the current shift away from that trend will forever alter America?s... more...

  • Climate Change and Adaptation Planning for Portsby Adolf K. Y. Ng; Austin Becker; Stephen Cahoon; Shu-Ling Chen; Paul Earl; Zaili Yang

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    As key links in transportation and supply chains, the effect of climate change on seaports has broad implications for the development prospects of the global economy. However, the picture is very uncertain because the impacts of climate change will be felt very differently around the world, both positively and negatively. This book addresses the need... more...

  • Public Private Partnerships in Transportby Athena Roumboutsos

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 160.00

    Over the last thirty years Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) have been used to deliver transport capital projects and services. PPPs are complex arrangements that require a multi-disciplinary approach in order to assure their success, though research on the subject has been fragmented. This book fills the gap in existing literature by providing... more...