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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Access to Destinationsby David M Levinson; Kevin J Krizek

    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...

  • 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...

  • Highway and Urban Environmentby Sébastien Rauch; G.M. Morrison; Andrés Monzón

    Springer Netherlands 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$ 172.00

    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...