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  • Urban Transportation Innovations Worldwideby Roger L. Kemp; Carl J. Stephani

    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...

  • Financing Transit-Oriented Development with Land Valuesby Hiroaki Suzuki; Jin Murakami; Yu-Hung Hong

    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...

  • Urbanism and Transportby Helmut Holzapfel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Transport, Mobility, and the Production of Urban Spaceby Julie Cidell; David Prytherch

    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...

  • Sustainable Urban Transportby Maria Attard; Yoram Shiftan

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 144.95

    This publication brings together an international group of researchers and presents work from different countries dealing with issues related to transport policy, attitudes and mode choice, car sharing and alternative modes of transport, and discusses the future of non-motorized modes of transport. more...

  • Travel by Designby Marlon G. Boarnet; Randall Crane

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 134.99

    Can transportation problems be fixed by the right neighborhood design? The tremendous popularity of the "new urbanism" and "livable communities" initiatives suggests that many persons think so. As a systematic assessment of attempts to solve transportation problems through urban design, this book asks and answers three questions: Can such efforts work?... more...

  • Interurban Road Charging for Trucks in Europeby Jose Viegas

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 106.00

    Charging for the use of transport infrastructure has very different traditions in the various modes, reflecting the different nature of their infrastructure (nodal vs. linear), but also different historical traditions of open access, system integration, etc. Since the early 90's various European Commission initiatives took on this issue, looking... more...

  • Making Urban Transport Sustainableby Nicholas Low; Brendan Gleeson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 134.00

    Making Urban Transport Sustainable addresses the future of urban transport as a global issue. Money is being poured into roads, railways and airports at a time when the global atmosphere is threatened and oil production has reached its peak. If the world's environment and societies are to be sustained, urban transport has to change. Contributions... more...

  • Threats from Car Traffic to the Quality of Urban Lifeby Tommy Garling; Linda Steg

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 140.00

    Features a behavioral science perspective on the threats to quality of urban life from car use and policy measures to reduce car use. This work provides a consolidated reference in car ownership and use. It is a key topical area backed up by international policy such as: The Kyoto Protocol. more...

  • Public Transit Planning and Operationby Avishai Ceder

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 79.95

    Public transport operators are faced with ever-greater pressures. The need to monitor the performance of individual services, as well as the system as a whole, has increased. Operators are constantly looking for methods which can improve both the service to the passenger and the cost-effectiveness of their operation. This new book offers the reader... more...