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  • ITF Round Tables Privatisation and Regulation of Urban Transit Systemsby OECD Publishing; International Transport Forum

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 70.00

    Urban public transport services generally run at a large deficit. This has led public authorities to seek efficiencies, notably through private sector involvement. Support for the sector traditionally seeks to provide basic mobility services to all segments of society, including low-income users. Intervention is also required to manage the natural... more...

  • Urban Transportation Planning in the United Statesby Edward Weiner

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 134.00

    This comprehensive text examines the evolution of urban transportation planning in the United States, from early developments in highway planning in the 1930s to today?s concerns over sustainable development, security, and pollution control. more...

  • Travel Demand Management and Road User Pricingby Professor Gerd Sammer; Professor Wafaa Saleh; Professor Margaret Grieco

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    Throughout the world, traffic levels are increasing and, in urban areas, these increasing levels have led to pressures on the road networks which are causing serious economic, environmental and social problems. This book examines the full range of 'push and pull' Travel Demand Management measures. This covers areas of regulatory, pricing, planning... more...

  • Transit Oriented Developmentby John L Renne; Prof Dr Carey Curtis; Professor Luca Bertolini; Prof Dr Markus Hesse; Professor Richard Knowles

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    Transit Oriented Development: Making it Happen brings together the different stakeholders and disciplines that are involved in the conception and implementation of TOD to provide a comprehensive overview of the realization of this concept in Australia, North America, Asia and Europe. The book identifies the challenges facing TOD and through a series... more...

  • The Economics of Transportby Jonathan Cowie

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 73.95

    This book provides an explanation of key underlying economic principles, allowing the reader to come to a better understanding of the critical factors that structure and guide transport markets. This is done through an examination of the interaction between the behaviour of individual users and providers of transport services and transport authorities... more...

  • Running on Emptyby Karen Lucas

    Policy Press 2004; US$ 35.00

    The lack of access to transportation among low-income groups is increasingly being recognised as a barrier to employment and social inclusion both in Britain and the United States. However, 'transport poverty', and its links with wider welfare objectives, is poorly understood. This groundbreaking book looks at the delivery of transport from... more...

  • Transport for Suburbiaby Paul Mees

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 70.00

    The need for effective public transport is greater than ever in the 21st century. With countries like China and India moving towards mass-automobility, we face the prospects of an environmental and urban health disaster unless alternatives are found. It is time to move beyond the automobile age. But while public transport has worked well in the dense... more...

  • Urban Transport XIIby C. A. Brebbia; V. Dolezel

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 734.00

    Transportation in cities, with its related environmental and social concerns, continues to be a topic of the utmost priority for urban authorities and central governments around the world. This is reflected in the proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Urban Transport and the Environment in the 21st Century, stressing the continuous... more...

  • Urban Transport XVby C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2009; US$ 586.00

    Transportation in cities with its related environmental and social concerns is a topic of priority for urban authorities and central government organisations around the world. Urban Transport systems require considerable studies to safeguard their operational use, maintenance and safety. The continuing requirement for better urban transport systems... more...

  • 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...