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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 134.00
Increasing levels of auto ownership and use are causing severe social, economic, and environmental problems in virtually all countries in Europe and North America. This book documents the worsening transport crisis and differences among countries in their urban transport and land-use systems. The focus is on public policies to deal with urban transport... more...
- 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...