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  • Taking the High Roadby Bruce Katz; Robert Puentes

    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...

  • 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...

  • Urban Transport Developmentby Gunilla Jönson; Emin Tengström

    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...

  • Highway and Urban Environmentby Gregory M. Morrison; Sebastien Rauch

    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...

  • Trends in the Transport Sectorby OECD Publishing; International Transport Forum

    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...

  • Urban Transportation Planning in the United Statesby Edward Weiner

    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...

  • Highway and Urban Environmentby Sebastien Rauch

    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...

  • Advances in City Transportby S. Basbas

    WIT Press 2005; US$ 150.00

    City transport system studies have been a constant challenge for engineers and planners all over the world, particularly because their decisions affect people's daily lives. The environmental impacts in urban areas due to traffic play a significant role and it could be considered that nowadays the evaluation of intervening factors in the transport... more...

  • Integrating Transport in the Cityby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Trends in the Transport Sector 2010by OECD Publishing; International Transport Forum

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 35.00

    How have the passenger and freight transport sectors evolved in recent years? And what about road safety? This publication presents the most up-to-date statistics on transport markets in International Transport Forum countries for the period 1970-2008, including charts to highlight the major trends. This brochure provides the reader with first-hand... more...