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- 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...
- 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...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 179.00
Urban Transport Development is a contribution to the ongoing global discussion on the future of urban transport. The main themes are how to cope with the complexity of urban transport development and the process of change including its determining factors. The role of leadership in the development process is the key issue. Main areas of discussion... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 329.00
Today, half of the world??'s population lives in urban areas and rapid urbanisation is expected to continue in the next decades. The growth of urban areas around the world presents many challenges and needs to be supported by the development of adequate and sustainable infrastructures. The Highway and Urban Environment Symposium (Nicosia, Cyprus,... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 33.00
This report provides the reader with the first available internationally comparable figures on key transport trends. It analyses the transport situation in the western and eastern European countries, as well as the Baltic States and the CIS. For the first time, data are provided on transport among ECMT associated countries, Australia, Canada, Japan,... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 134.00
The development of US urban transportation policy illustrates the changing relationships among federal, state, and local governments. This text examines the evolution of urban transportation planning from early developments in highway planning in the 1930s to concerns over sustainable development, security, and pollution control. more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 239.00
The 9th Highway and Urban Environment Symposium (9HUES) was held in Madrid, Spain, from 9-11 June 2008. HUES is run by Chalmers University of Technology within the Alliance for Global Sustainability (The AGS). HUES was initiated by Professor Ron Hamilton at Middlesex Polytechnic (now University) in the early 1980s and had the title "Highway Pollution".... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 37.00
Congestion in cities is a problem of growing importance. New infrastructure for transport however often gives rise to conflicts about how the cost of new services will be met by the public, and about how the demand for travel can be reconciled with efforts to improve the social and environmental quality of life in cities. Unless these conflicts can... more...