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Urban transportation

  • Sustainable Urban Transportby Maria Attard; Yoram Shiftan

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 144.95

    This publication brings together an international group of researchers and presents work from different countries dealing with issues related to transport policy, attitudes and mode choice, car sharing and alternative modes of transport, and discusses the future of non-motorized modes of transport. more...

  • Transport, Mobility, and the Production of Urban Spaceby Julie Cidell; David Prytherch

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The contemporary urban experience is defined by flow and structured by circulating people, objects, and energy. Geographers have long provided key insights into transportation systems. But today, concerns for social justice and sustainability motivate new, critical approaches to mobilities. Reimagining the city prompts an important question: How best... more...

  • Urban Transportation Innovations Worldwideby Roger L. Kemp; Carl J. Stephani

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

    This handbook of urban transportation planning presents case studies detailing 40 best practices from 33 states in America and 19 countries on six continents. Cities around the world have improved transportation options for their citizens. Roadways have seen the addition of walkways and bicycle lanes, and light-rail transit systems have reduced street... more...

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

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 95.62

    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...

  • Stand und Entwicklung von Konzepten zur City-Logistikby Julian Erd

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 36.95

    Julian Erd erhebt einen Status quo der City-Logistik, diskutiert Hintergründe für aufgetretene Problemstellungen und zeigt Perspektiven für die weitere Entwicklung auf. Bereits in den 1990er Jahren entstanden diverse Ansätze, wie zunehmend wachsende Ballungsräume einerseits effizient und effektiv, dabei flexibel, und andererseits menschen- und umweltverträglich... more...

  • Urbanism and Transportby Helmut Holzapfel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Helmut Holzapfel?s Urbanism and Transport , a bestseller in its own country, now available in English, examines the history and the future of urban design for transport in major European cities. Urbanism and Transport shows how the automobile has come to dominate the urban landscape of cities throughout the world, providing thought-provoking analysis... more...

  • Hauptbahnhof Wien. Vienna Main Stationby Roman Bönsch

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 43.92

    Austria's capital receives a new transport hub in 2014: Vienna Central Railroad Station. The book shows the construction of the transit hub in the Transeuropean rail network. This project triggered the transformation of entire urban area and its surroundings. Sigi Herzog`s photographs as well as historical views complement photographs... more...

  • Financing Transit-Oriented Development with Land Valuesby Hiroaki Suzuki; Jin Murakami; Yu-Hung Hong

    World Bank Publications 2015; US$ 24.99

    Cities in developing countries are experiencing unprecedented urban growth. Unfortunately, this is often accompanied by the negative impacts of sprawl as a result of rapid motorization such as congestion, air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, inefficient use of energy and time, and unequal accessibility. As these cities are often under severe fiscal... more...

  • The Organization of Transportby Massimo Moraglio; Christopher Kopper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Over the past ten years, the study of mobility has demonstrated groundbreaking approaches and new research patterns. These investigations criticize the concept of mobility itself, suggesting the need to merge transport and communication research, and to approach the topic with novel instruments and new methodologies. Following the debates on the role... more...

  • Geschichte des Öffentlichen Personenverkehrs von den Anfängen bis 2014by Winfried Reinhardt

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 43.41

    Der Schwerpunkt dieses Buches liegt auf der Entwicklung des öffentlichen Personenverkehrs in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland nach 1945 und im besonderem nach 1990. Begonnen wird allerdings mit den politischen Hintergründen und Fahrzeugentwicklungen für die täglichen Wege in der Urzeit wie auch z. B. die Reisen im alten Ägypten oder auch die ?Taxifahrten?... more...