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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
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...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 89.95
Increasing pressure on global reserves of petroleum at a time of growing demand for personal transport in developing countries, together with concerns over atmospheric pollution and carbon dioxide emissions, are leading to a requirement for more sustainable forms of road transport. Major improvements in the efficiency of all types of road vehicles... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Transport Sociology: Social Aspects of Transport Planning focuses on the importance of an efficient transport plan in ensuring order in neighborhoods and social functions, as well as management and control of the environmental impacts of transport systems in communities and cities. The manuscript first offers information on the relationship of social... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Over the past ten years, the study of mobility has demonstrated groundbreaking approaches and new research patterns. These investigations criticize the concept of mobility itself, suggesting the need to merge transport and communication research, and to approach the topic with novel instruments and new methodologies. Following the debates on the role... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95
This handbook of urban transportation planning presents case studies detailing 40 best practices from 33 states in America and 19 countries on six continents. Cities around the world have improved transportation options for their citizens. Roadways have seen the addition of walkways and bicycle lanes, and light-rail transit systems have reduced street... more...
- World Bank Publications 2015; US$ 24.99
Cities in developing countries are experiencing unprecedented urban growth. Unfortunately, this is often accompanied by the negative impacts of sprawl as a result of rapid motorization such as congestion, air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, inefficient use of energy and time, and unequal accessibility. As these cities are often under severe fiscal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
Helmut Holzapfel?s Urbanism and Transport , a bestseller in its own country, now available in English, examines the history and the future of urban design for transport in major European cities. Urbanism and Transport shows how the automobile has come to dominate the urban landscape of cities throughout the world, providing thought-provoking analysis... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 54.99
Julian Erd erhebt einen Status quo der City-Logistik, diskutiert Hintergründe für aufgetretene Problemstellungen und zeigt Perspektiven für die weitere Entwicklung auf. Bereits in den 1990er Jahren entstanden diverse Ansätze, wie zunehmend wachsende Ballungsräume einerseits effizient und effektiv, dabei flexibel, und andererseits menschen- und umweltverträglich... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
The contemporary urban experience is defined by flow and structured by circulating people, objects, and energy. Geographers have long provided key insights into transportation systems. But today, concerns for social justice and sustainability motivate new, critical approaches to mobilities. Reimagining the city prompts an important question: How best... more...