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  • 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$ 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...

  • 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...

  • Mobility and Environmentby Corrado Poli

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    Mobility and Environment calls for a mobility revolution which does not simply mean taking a bus instead of a car: it implies a dramatic shift in the political debate from a technical to a political culture. The author introduces his book by disputing "non-political" Sustainable Development policies which are among the major culprits for... more...

  • Shift Ageby David Houle

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2011; US$ 16.99

    The Shift Age is about humanity's new ere. As the Information Age gives way to the Shift Age, we are entering a time of transformation and change that offers both great risk and incredible opportunity. Originally published in 2007, David Houle identifies and explains the dynamics and forces that already have reshaped and will continue to reshape our... more...

  • Transport and Climate Changeby Tim Ryley; Lee Chapman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 154.95

    This topical volume covers the intersection between transport and climate change, with papers from the ‘Transport & Climate Change’ session of the RGS-IBG conference in London, September 2010. It considers the role of transport modes at varying spatial dimensions and a range of perspectives on the relationship between transport and climate... more...

  • Moving Millionsby F. Moavenzadeh; M.J. Markow

    Springer 2010; US$ 209.00

    Covering a topic of massive contemporary importance, this well written volume demonstrates how transportation strategy and environmental sustainability can be pursued in a comprehensive and harmonious, rather than unconnected and potentially conflicting, set of public policies. It applies lessons from several urban areas (e.g., Bogota, Singapore, Mexico... more...

  • Institutional Barriers to Sustainable Transportby Assoc Prof Nicholas Low; Prof Dr Carey Curtis

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95

    Through an examination of transport planning in Australia, this book challenges conventional wisdom by showing, through original research, how 'car dependence' is as much an institutional as a technical phenomenon. The authors' case studies in three metropolitan cities show how transport policy has become institutionally fixated on a path... more...

  • Nachhaltige Stadt- und Verkehrsplanungby Johannes Meyer

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.95

    Ausgehend von den Grundlagen des Städtebaus beschäftigt sich dieser Titel mit dem besonderen Aspekt der Nachhaltigkeit in der aktuellen Stadt- und Verkehrsentwicklung und dem Umgang mit bestehenden städtebaulichen Strukturen. Die Themen Demographischer Wandel, Energieeinsparung, Umwelt- und  Klimaschutz... more...