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Urban transportation

  • The Organization of Transportby Massimo Moraglio; Christopher Kopper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    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...

  • City Logisticsby Eiichi Taniguchi; Russell G. Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    City Logistics: Mapping The Future examines the key concepts of city logistics along with the associated implementation issues, methodologies, and policy measures. Chronicling the growth of city logistics as a discipline and how planning and policy have improved practice over the last ten years, it details the technologies, policies, and plans that... more...

  • Towards Sustainable Road Transportby Ronald M. Dell; Patrick T. Moseley; David A. J. Rand

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 89.95

    Explores all current and emerging alternative vehicle power options in detail, with emphasis on electric traction, hybrid, hydrogen, fuel cells and biofuels Comparative analysis of vehicle design requirements, primary power source efficiency, conversion technologies and storage options Contextualizes the needed technological shift via discussion... more...

  • Urban Transport XXby C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 598.00

    Urban Transport XX contains the proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Urban Transport and the Environment.Topics covered include: Environmental impact; Transport strategies; Public transport systems; Urban transport simulation; Transport safety and security; Experiences from emerging countries; Intelligent transport systems. more...

  • Urban Transport Environment and Equityby Eduardo Alcantara Vasconcellos

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Traditional transport planning has generated transport systems that propagate an unfair distribution of accessibility and have environmental and safety issues. This book highlights the importance of social and political aspects of transport policy and provides a methodology to support this approach. It emphasizes the importance of co-ordinating urban,... more...

  • Urban Access for the 21st Centuryby Elliott D. Sclar; Måns Lönnroth; Christian Wolmar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    This book sets out a road map for the provision of urban access for all. For most of the last century cities have followed a path of dependency on car dominated urban transport favouring the middle classes. Urban Access for the 21st Century seeks to change this. Policies need to be more inclusive of the accessibility needs of the urban poor. Change... more...

  • Ordnungen des Verkehrsby Anette Schlimm

    transcript 2014; US$ 37.34

    Verkehr ist mehr als nur eine Frage der Technik. Über weite Strecken des 20. Jahrhunderts begriffen ihn Verkehrsexperten in Deutschland und Großbritannien vor allem auch als soziales Problem, das gelöst werden musste - und zugleich als Mittel, die gefährdete Gesellschaft zu regulieren. Anette Schlimm analysiert die Ideen der Experten in Großbritannien... more...

  • Urban Transport Planning (Routledge Revivals)by Harry Dimitriou

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Originally published in 1992, this book discusses a contemporary growth in environmental awareness, reflected in an increasing concern about the pollution caused by motor cars.The author considers the problem of congestion bringing traffic to a halt in the major cities and the increasingly controversial nature of contemporary transport planning. Professor... more...

  • Urban Transportation and Logisticsby Eiichi Taniguchi; Tien Fang Fwa; Russell G. Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95

    Although society has become increasingly dependent on the timely operation of logistics systems, we still face many problems regarding efficiency, the environment, energy consumption, and safety in urban transport and logistics?under normal cases and in disasters. As such, understanding how to address these challenges has become essential for creating... more...

  • Strategies for Sustainable Mobilitiesby Regine Gerike; Friederike Hülsmann; Katrin Roller

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95

    This volume examines sustainable mobilities from multiple angles varying by time, region, cultural and economic backgrounds, local stakeholders and governance structures. By achieving a better understanding of mobility behaviour and mobility needs in different contexts this book develops innovative strategies and advances modelling approaches which... more...