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  • Barriers to Sustainable Transportby Piet Rietveld; Roger R. Stough

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 165.00

    The complexity of transportation systems and their negative social and environmental effects are today at the centre of attention. This book focuses on the impact of institutions and regulatory systems on transport systems and travel behaviour. While institutions appear to play an important role in the economic success of many countries, this book... more...

  • Travel by Designby Marlon G. Boarnet; Randall Crane

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 109.99

    Can transportation problems be fixed by the right neighborhood design? The tremendous popularity of the "new urbanism" and "livable communities" initiatives suggests that many persons think so. As a systematic assessment of attempts to solve transportation problems through urban design, this book asks and answers three questions: Can such efforts work?... more...

  • 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...

  • Threats from Car Traffic to the Quality of Urban Lifeby Tommy Garling; Linda Steg

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 140.00

    Features a behavioral science perspective on the threats to quality of urban life from car use and policy measures to reduce car use. This work provides a consolidated reference in car ownership and use. It is a key topical area backed up by international policy such as: The Kyoto Protocol. 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...

  • 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...

  • Dynamic Fleet Managementby V. Zeimpekis; C.D. Tarantilis; G.M. Giaglis; I. Minis

    Springer 2007; US$ 149.00

    DYNAMIC FLEET MANAGEMENT will focus on real time management of a distribution system. This means that when a dynamic event occurs within the distribution chain, action must be taken in "real-time." The book will integrate the latest results in system design, algorithm development and system implementation, to capture the state-of-the art... 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...

  • The Most Valuable Asset of the Reichby Alfred C. Mierzejewski

    The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 19.99

    Most Valuable Asset of the Reich: A History of the German National Railway Volume 2, 1933-1945 more...