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  • 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...

  • Megacity Mobility Cultureby BMW Group

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 159.00

    This book demonstrates the concept of ?mobility culture? as an interdisciplinary framework for understanding the development of urban transport. The authors identify seven common temperaments which can define the character of a megacity's mobility culture. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Ordnungen des Verkehrsby Anette Schlimm

    transcript 2014; US$ 37.84

    Verkehr ist mehr als nur eine Frage der Technik. Über weite Strecken des 20. Jahrhunderts begriffen ihn Verkehrsexperten in Deutschland und Großbritannien vor allem auch als soziales Problem, das gelöst werden musste - und zugleich als Mittel, die gefährdete Gesellschaft zu regulieren. Anette Schlimm analysiert die Ideen der Experten in Großbritannien... 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...

  • Road Traffic Congestion: A Concise Guideby John C Falcocchio; Herbert S. Levinson

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book on road traffic congestion in cities and suburbs describes congestion problems and shows how they can be relieved. The first part (Chapters 1 - 3) shows how congestion reflects transportation technologies and settlement patterns. The second part (Chapters 4 - 13) describes the causes, characteristics, and consequences of congestion. The... 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...