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  • Urban Transport XIVby C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2008; US$ 594.00

    Transportation in cities, with related environmental and social concerns, continues to be a topic of the utmost priority for urban authorities and central governments around the world. Frequently, the concern is not orderly but driven by safety crises, which take place regularly, and even the best-planned urban transport systems require considerable... more...

  • Urban Transport XIIIby C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2007; US$ 656.00

    Urban Transport is a topic of primary importance for all countries around the world. The growth of transportation in the cities has led to the emergence of a series of environmental and social problems, which are still largely unresolved. This has resulted in an increase of research work around the world, with a considerable number of ideas being represented... more...

  • One Less Carby Zack Furness

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 28.95

    Although millions of people in the United States love to ride bicycles for exercise or leisure, statistics show that only 1% of the total U.S. population ride bicycles for transportation?and barely half as many use bikes to commute to work.  In his original and exciting book, One Less Car, Zack Furness examines what it means historically,... more...

  • Urban Transport XVIby A. Pratelli; C.A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2010; US$ 278.00

    This international conference on Urban Transport and the Environment has successfully been reconvened annually for the last sixteen years. It has always attracted a wide international spread of delegates and is well established as the premier annual event of its type. It first started in Southampton, UK in 1995; continuing in Barcelona, Spain (1996);... more...

  • Mobility and Environmentby Corrado Poli

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 179.00

    Compulsive infrastructure building has not satisfied transportation demand, yet it has led to major environmental damage. This appeal for a ?mobility revolution? calls for a dramatic shift in the debate to make it a political rather than an engineering issue. more...

  • Growing Coolerby Reid Ewing; Keith Bartholomew; Steve Winkelman; Jerry Walters; Don Chen

    Urban Land Institute 2008; US$ 44.95

    Based on a comprehensive study review by leading urban planning researchers, this investigative document demonstrates how urban development is both a key contributor to climate change and an essential factor in combating it?by reducing vehicle greenhouse gas emissions. more...

  • Sustainable Transport, Mobility Management and Travel Plansby Dr Marcus Enoch; Prof Dr Markus Hesse; Professor Richard Knowles

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    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. Site-based mobility management or 'travel plans' address the transport problem by engaging with those organisations... more...

  • Transport Development in Asian Megacitiesby Shigeru Morichi; Surya Raj Acharya

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 129.00

    This book explores the challenges of rapid urban population growth to transport planners, including management of infrastructure and services in megacities and shrinking urban mobility due to sharply rising vehicle numbers and inadequate, poorly managed roads. more...

  • Moving Millionsby F. Moavenzadeh; M.J. Markow

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 209.00

    This book has been several years in the making. It has grown out of basic areas of inquiry begun under the auspices of the Alliance for Global Sustainability in the late 1990s, and has culminated with a series of on-site, collaborative studies conducted through AGS in cooperation with of?cials in Guangzhou, People?s Republic of China (PRC), during... more...

  • Institutional Barriers to Sustainable Transportby Assoc Prof Nicholas Low; Prof Dr Carey Curtis; Prof Dr Markus Hesse; Professor Richard Knowles

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    In a world seeking to tackle global environmental problems such as climate change, the importance of local and national institutional change to deal most effectively with these issues is critical. This book presents an investigation of the institutional barriers preventing the development of a new vision for urban transport compatible with these realities... more...