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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
This new report of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the world?s leading authority on urban issues, provides some thought-provoking insights and policy recommendations on how to plan and design sustainable urban mobility systems. The Global Report on Human Settlements is the most authoritative and up-to-date global assessment... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
This book, first published in 1990, discusses problems of urban transport planning, deficiencies in the theory and practice of conventional transport planning, and the emerging alternatives in developing countries such as India, Indonesia and Brazil. The work addresses problems that are still of great concern to urban policy planners, professionals... more...