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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 39.00
Cycling is an essential part of intermodal urban travel. While trends in car use continue to grow, cycling is increasingly recognised for its contribution as a clean and sustainable mode of transportation. This report brings together the experience of 21 countries and 7 municipalities in developing and implementing policies and measures to promote... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 49.00
In many nations with mature road networks, new road construction typically accounts for around 50% of the road budget. Much of the remainder of national road budgets is spent on maintenance and rehabilitation of existing roads. Current road construction methods and materials contribute to this outcome. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 22.99
The Road More Traveled shines a new light on the problem of traffic congestion in this easily accessible book. You'll learn how we can reclaim our mobility if we are willing to follow successful examples from overseas, where innovations in infrastructure and privatization have made other nations stronger and more competitive. By thoroughly debunking... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 105.00
Advances in medicine make the ageing of populations in developed countries inevitable. These populations, however, will exhibit new and different characteristics, particularly in the transport sector as, unlike previous generations, they will have made widespread use of the car. How will they meet their travel needs in the future? Until now rail transport,... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 56.00
This Round Table revisits the extended literature on the valuation of passenger time and discusses the under-researched topic of the value of time in freight transport. It assesses the increased value of time in international freight transport, given the trend towards globalisation. In particular, urban planners are concerned that an overvaluation... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 91.00
Recent advances in the scientific understanding of urban traffic congestion have only strengthened the already solid case for congestion charges as an element of a successful urban transport policy. But examples of real-world congestion charging systems remain few and far between. What can be done to improve the chances of their more widespread adoption... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 44.95
Today we can hardly imagine life in Europe without roads and the automobiles that move people and goods around. In fact, the vast majority of movement in Europe takes place on the road. Travelers use the car to explore parts of the continent on their holidays, and goods travel large distances to reach consumers. Indeed, the twentieth century has deservedly... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 155.95 US$ 135.16
Highways, Byways, and Road Systems in the Pre-Modern World reveals the significance and interconnectedness of early civilizations? pathways. This international collection of readings providing a description and comparative analysis of several sophisticated systems of transport and communication across pre-modern cultures. Offers a comparative... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 29.99
Der Transport von Intensivpatienten erfordert vom begleitenden Personal besondere Fachkenntnis. Der Band liefert praxisnahes Wissen zur Vorbereitung und Durchführung des Intensivtransports, zu ausgewählten Krankheitsbildern sowie zum Lufttransport und Transport von Früh- und Neugeborenen. Darüber hinaus werden pflegerische Aspekte und Komplikationen... more...