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Urban transportation

  • Mobility and Transportationby Wulf-Holger Arndt

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; Not Available

    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...

  • 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...

  • City Logisticsby Eiichi Taniguchi; Russell G. Thompson

    CRC Press 2015; 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...

  • 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$ 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...

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

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 89.95

    Increasing pressure on global reserves of petroleum at a time of growing demand for personal transport in developing countries, together with concerns over atmospheric pollution and carbon dioxide emissions, are leading to a requirement for more sustainable forms of road transport. Major improvements in the efficiency of all types of road vehicles... 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$ 37.93

    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...