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  • Urban Transport Planning (Routledge Revivals)by Harry Dimitriou

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Urban Transport Environment and Equityby Eduardo Alcantara Vasconcellos

    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...

  • Hauptbahnhof Wien. Vienna Main Stationby Roman Bönsch

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 56.00

    Austria's capital receives a new transport hub in 2014: Vienna Central Railroad Station. The book shows the construction of the transit hub in the Transeuropean rail network. This project triggered the transformation of entire urban area and its surroundings. Sigi Herzog`s photographs as well as historical views complement photographs... more...

  • Future Megacities 2: Mobility and Transportationby Wulf-Holger Arndt

    Jovis Berlin 2015; US$ 20.03

    Eine der gigantischen Herausforderungen, vor die uns das unaufhaltsame Wachstum der Megastädte stellt, ist die Neugestaltung von Mobilitäts- und Transportkonzepten unter besonderer Berücksichtigung von Energieeffizienz und der Einsparung von CO?. Dazu haben transdisziplinär arbeitende, internationale Forschungsteams in Zusammenarbeit mit lokalen Planerinnen... more...

  • Ökonomische Konzepte und ihre Anwendung in der Verkehrswissenschaftby Karl-Hans Hartwig

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 30.92

    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...

  • Transport and Urban Developmentby David Banister

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    The editor and his contributors take an international perspective on the links between land use, development and transport and present the latest thinking, the theory and practice of these links. Authors from six countries - all experts in this area - have been commissioned to write chapters on the theoretical debates and more practical issues, via... more...

  • The Economics of Urban Transportationby Kenneth A. Small; Erik T. Verhoef

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 73.95

    This timely new edition of Kenneth A. Small?s seminal textbook Urban Transportation Economics , co-authored with Erik T. Verhoef, has been fully updated, covering new areas such as parking policies, reliability of travel times, and the privatization of transportation services, as well as updated treatments of congestion modelling, environmental costs,... more...

  • Implementing Sustainable Urban Travel Policiesby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    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...

  • Implementing Sustainable Urban Travel Policiesby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    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...

  • Urban Transportation Planning in the United Statesby Edward Weiner

    Greenwood Publishing Group 1999; US$ 111.00

    This work describes the evolution of urban transportation planning from its beginnings in early highway and transit planning to late-1990s concerns for the environment and sustainable development. The author discusses the influence of legislation, regulations and federal programmes. more...