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  • A Liner Shipping Network Designby Volker Windeck

    Springer 2012; US$ 79.95

    ?The liner shipping network design delivers schedules and routes for ships that continuously visit harbours on a closed round trip. Examples of such ships are container ships that in many cases maintain a weekly harbour visiting frequency. Volker Windeck elaborates a liner shipping network design approach which is not only considering the harbours... more...

  • Moving Millionsby Rikkie Yeung

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2008; US$ 60.00

    MTRC and KCRC moved millions of passengers daily and generated millions of profits. Both government-owned corporations were commercially and financially successful, but not without public controversies as Hong Kong went through drastic socio-political changes in the last three decades. Upon a possible MTRC-KCRC merger, this book offers the first comprehensive... more...

  • Transport and Ethicsby Bert Van Wee

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This insightful book discusses the use of Cost - Benefit Analysis (CBA) for transport policy options from an ethical perspective. Each detailed chapter deals with issues such as; the use and ethical aspects of CBA in transport, social exclusion, the environment and long term sustainability, safety, ethics of research and modelling transport. It summarizes... more...

  • World Strategic Highwaysby Guy Arnold

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • What Drives China's Growing Role in Africa?by Jian-Ye Wang

    International Monetary Fund 2007; US$ 9.00

    What role does China play in Africa's development? What drives China's increasing economic involvement in the continent? This paper attempts to provide a quantified assessment of China's multifaceted influence as market, donor, financer and investor, and contractor and builder. Though in the past official development aid predominated, the paper argues... more...

  • The Geography of Transport Systemsby Claude Comtois; Brian Slack

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 64.95

    Covering methodologies linked with transport geography, and addressing networks, modes terminals, international and urban transportation, and environmental impacts, this key book provides a comprehensive introduction to this important field. more...

  • Decoupling the Environmental Impacts of Transport from Economic Growthby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 49.00

    Economic growth requires an efficient transport system, and transport activity continues to cause large adverse impacts on the environment, human health and the economy. But is a negative impact of transport on the environment a necessary consequence of economic growth?  This volume offers a comprehensive discussion of recent research on the links... more...

  • Chinese Railwaysby Katrin Luger

    Springer 2008; US$ 169.00

    Although being huge by any measure, Chinese Railways are a bottleneck for economic growth in China. The state-owned enterprise returns a small profit but is severely capacity constrained and burdened with inefficiency. A comprehensive reform and efficiency improvement program needs to be developed in order to enable Chinese Railways to support further... more...

  • The Geography of Transport Systemsby Claude Comtois; Brian Slack

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 64.95

    Covering methodologies linked with transport geography, and addressing networks, modes terminals, international and urban transportation, and environmental impacts, this key book provides a comprehensive introduction to this important field. more...

  • Africa's Freedom Railwayby Jamie Monson

    Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 33.95

    The TAZARA (Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority), or Freedom Railway, from Dar es Salaam on the Tanzanian coast to the Copperbelt region of Zambia, was instrumental in fostering one of the most sweeping development transitions in postcolonial Africa. Built during the height of the Cold War, the railway... more...