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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...