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  • Sustainable Transport, Mobility Management and Travel Plansby Marcus Enoch

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    Charting the development of the travel plan as a concept, this book draws on a range of research-based contributions to determine the state-of-the-art and to explore a series of future scenarios in this area for practitioners and policy makers. Marcus Enoch breaks down the travel plan concept into four axes related to its development; namely, segment,... 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 Carey Curtis; Nicholas Low

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95

    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...

  • Urban Transportation Planning in the United Statesby Edward Weiner

    Springer 2012; US$ 179.00

    The development of U.S. urban transportation policy over the past half-century illustrates the changing relationships among federal, state, and local governments. This comprehensive text examines the evolution of urban transportation planning from early developments in highway planning in the 1930s to today’s concerns over sustainable development,... more...

  • The Most Valuable Asset of the Reichby Alfred C. Mierzejewski

    The University of North Carolina Press 1999; US$ 39.99

    Most Valuable Asset of the Reich: A History of the German National Railway Volume 1, 1920-1932 more...

  • Urban Transportation and Logisticsby Eiichi Taniguchi; Tien Fang Fwa; Russell G. Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95

    Although society has become increasingly dependent on the timely operation of logistics systems, we still face many problems regarding efficiency, the environment, energy consumption, and safety in urban transport and logistics?under normal cases and in disasters. As such, understanding how to address these challenges has become essential for creating... more...

  • Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobilityby Un-Habitat

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Urban transport systems worldwide are faced by a multitude of challenges. Among the most visible of these are the traffic gridlocks experienced on city roads and highways all over the world. The prescribed solution to transport problems in most cities has thus been to build more infrastructures for cars, with a limited number of cities improving public... 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...

  • Transport Planning for Third World Citiesby Harry T. Dimitriou

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    This book, first published in 1990, discusses problems of urban transport planning, deficiencies in the theory and practice of conventional transport planning, and the emerging alternatives in developing countries such as India, Indonesia and Brazil. The work addresses problems that are still of great concern to urban policy planners, professionals... more...