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- Michael O' Mara Books 2012; US$ 9.99
A story of the London city as told through the buildings, parks and palaces that are no longer with us - places like the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, the leading venue for public entertainment for over 200 years, or the Palace of Whitehall which is the largest royal residence in Europe until it was destroyed by fire at the end of the 17th century. more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 179.00
Systems of transportation long ago developed out of the profound human need to connect and communicate. Transport today is still the only means for the physical movement of goods and people. Alongside the evolution of transportation and communication technologies, the astounding phenomenon of urbanization has taken place. Cities have grown faster and... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 99.00
The rapid growth of the Asian urban population concentrates on a few large cities, turning them into giant megacities. Despite new theoretical insights into the benefits of megacities, the emerging Asia is facing a daunting challenge concerning the management of infrastructure and services in their megacities. The deteriorating urban mobility is the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
Traditional transport planning has generated transport systems that propagate an unfair distribution of accessibility and have environmental and safety issues. This book highlights the importance of social and political aspects of transport policy and provides a methodology to support this approach. It emphasizes the importance of co-ordinating urban,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
Originally published in 1992, this book discusses a contemporary growth in environmental awareness, reflected in an increasing concern about the pollution caused by motor cars.The author considers the problem of congestion bringing traffic to a halt in the major cities and the increasingly controversial nature of contemporary transport planning. Professor... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 89.95
Increasing pressure on global reserves of petroleum at a time of growing demand for personal transport in developing countries, together with concerns over atmospheric pollution and carbon dioxide emissions, are leading to a requirement for more sustainable forms of road transport. Major improvements in the efficiency of all types of road vehicles... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 109.00
This report examines the experiences of eleven European countries (including Russia) and the United States in designing and implementing sustainable urban transport policies. A series of national reports are included with a synthetic analysis that draws lessons on the design of successful policies, appropriate institutional and financial frameworks... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 46.00
Hungary in its post-transition period finds itself struggling with several problems in its urban travel systems. Urban roads are increasingly crowded, and car ownership and use are rising. As in many neighbouring cities in Central and Eastern Europe, Hungary's cities are wrestling with how to maintain a highly favourable modal share for their well-developed... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 103.00
Much of land use and transportation planning aims to reduce traffic congestion. Comprehensive and policy relevant measures useful to land-use and transportation planning need to capture both land use and travel dimensions. This book focuses on the science and policy around the multi-modal concept of accessibility. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2005; US$ 24.95
"Examines the challenges facing U.S. cities, suburbs, and metropolitan areas in light of the national debate on transportation policy--including finance, decisionmaking, access for the elderly and working poor, and congestion--and provides reform optionsthat speak to leaders at the state, metropolitan, and local levels"--Provided by publisher. more...