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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$ 140.00

    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$ 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...

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

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 49.99

    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...

  • Mobility and Transportationby Wulf-Holger Arndt

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; US$ 20.03

    While the trend towards the growth of megacities creates huge challenges, it also offers the opportunity for reshaping mobility patterns in cities, promoting energy efficiency and principles of low carbon development. In this volume, an overview is provided of solutions comprising concepts for sustainable transportation through intelligent management,... more...

  • Urbanism and Transportby Helmut Holzapfel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Ökonomische Konzepte und ihre Anwendung in der Verkehrswissenschaftby Karl-Hans Hartwig

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 30.92

    Der verkehrswissenschaftliche Tagungsband beschäftigt sich mit aktuellen Problemen der Verkehrsökonomik und Verkehrspolitik. Angesichts der geringen Profitabilität von Airlines werden die Möglichkeiten untersucht, ob Fusionen und Übernahmen dazu beitragen können die wirtschaftliche Lage der europäischen Airlines zu verbessern. Für die Schieneninfrastruktur... more...

  • Hauptbahnhof Wien. Vienna Main Stationby Roman Bönsch

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 56.00

    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...