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  • 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...

  • Highway and Urban Environmentby G.M. Morrison; Sébastien Rauch

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 329.00

    The 8th Highway and Urban Environment Symposium (8HUES) was held on 12?14 June 2006 in Nicosia, Cyprus. 8HUES was hosted in Cyprus by the Cyprus Institute. HUES is run by Chalmers University of Technology within the Alliance for Global Sustainability (AGS). The following facts provide a background for 8HUES: ? 150 abstracts for posters and papers were... more...

  • 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

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    This book examines the full range of 'push and pull' Travel Demand Management measures, including regulatory, pricing, planning and persuasive policies to encourage individuals to make their trips in off-peak periods, by a different mode or to find another way of carrying out the trip purpose. The editors conclude with a summary of findings... more...

  • Transit Oriented Developmentby John L Renne; Professor Luca Bertolini; Prof Dr Carey Curtis

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 139.95

    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. 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...