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  • 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...

  • Integrated Urban Modelsby S. H. Putman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 220.00

    This book was first published in 1983. 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...

  • 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...

  • Barriers to Sustainable Transportby Piet Rietveld; Roger R. Stough

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 165.00

    The complexity of transportation systems and their negative social and environmental effects are today at the centre of attention. This book focuses on the impact of institutions and regulatory systems on transport systems and travel behaviour. While institutions appear to play an important role in the economic success of many countries, this book... more...

  • Travel by Designby Marlon G. Boarnet; Randall Crane

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 109.99

    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...

  • Making Urban Transport Sustainableby Nicholas Low; Brendan Gleeson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 128.00

    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...

  • Flexible Urban Transportationby Jonathan L Gifford

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 111.00

    Flexible Urban Transportation is a sweeping reassessment of American highway and transit policy. For the last half-century, this policy has been fixated on planning, designing and constructing the Interstate highway system, and then coping with the creative destruction it wrought. Aggressive construction of the Interstate divided and destroyed urban... more...