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Sustainable & Energy Efficient Transportation

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  • Oil Dependenceby OECD Publishing; International Transport Forum

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 105.00

    Oil consumption is increasingly concentrated in transport and relatively limited fluctuations in transport demand can have increasingly significant effects on oil prices. This Round Table assesses the policy instruments available to address oil security and climate change and examines their interaction with measures to manage congestion and mitigate... more...

  • One Less Carby Zack Furness

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 28.95

    Although millions of people in the United States love to ride bicycles for exercise or leisure, statistics show that only 1% of the total U.S. population ride bicycles for transportation?and barely half as many use bikes to commute to work.  In his original and exciting book, One Less Car, Zack Furness examines what it means historically,... more...

  • Reducing Climate Impacts in the Transportation Sectorby Daniel Sperling; James S. Cannon

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 69.99

    The chapters in this book examine a number of environmental problems as well as the implications for the U.S. of growth in China, India and elsewhere. They propose methods to reduce growth in vehicle travel through new technologies and land use planning. more...

  • Safe and Sustainable Transport: A Matter of Quality Assuranceby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 84.00

    Road safety is generally a mixture of three components, namely, the road, the vehicle and the driver, or, as also referred to by the ECMT, the infrastructure, the vehicle and human behaviour. Promotion of road safety is more and more possible only through a larger scope of interest -- environment, sustainability, and quality of life. more...

  • Transport Energy and CO2by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 135.00

    Car ownership is set to triple by 2050, trucking activity will double and air travel could increase fourfold. This book examines how to enable mobility without accelerating climate change.  It finds that if we change the way we travel, adopt technologies to improve vehicle efficiency and shift to low-CO 2 fuels, we can move onto a different pathway... more...

  • Transport Phenomena in Fuel Cellsby B. Sunden; M. Faghri

    WIT Press 2005; US$ 298.00

    Fuel cells are expected to play a significant role in the next generation of energy systems and road vehicles for transportation. However, substantial progress is required in reducing manufacturing costs and improving performance. This book aims to contribute to the understanding of the transport processes in solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC), proton exchange... more...

  • Achieving Sustainable Mobilityby Mr Erling Holden; Prof Dr Markus Hesse; Professor Richard Knowles

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    Sustainable mobility has become the new imperative for transport policy. There have been a number of policy attempts at sustainable mobility globally, such as the development of more efficient conventional transport technologies, the promotion of efficient and affordable public transport systems and the encouragement of environmental awareness. Such... more...

  • Barriers to Sustainable Transportby Piet Rietveld; Roger R. Stough

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95

    The complexity of transportation systems and their negative social and environmental effects are today at the centre of attention. This book focuses on the impact of institutions and regulatory systems on transport systems and travel behaviour. While institutions appear to play an important role in the economic success of many countries, this book... more...

  • Biofuels for Road Transportby Lucas Reijnders; Mark Huijbregts

    Springer London 2008; US$ 179.00

    "Biofuels for Road Transport: A Seed to Wheel Perspective" reviews the history, the current status and perspectives for biofuels used in road transport. The topic is approached from a ?seed-to-wheel? perspective covering the full life cycle of the biofuel. more...

  • Freight Transport and the Environmentby M. Kroon; R. Smit; J. van Ham

    Elsevier Science 1991; US$ 72.95

    In the past few decades, freight transport on roads has grown considerably because of the quick and flexible movement of goods. With an expanding market due to product specialization, there will be an increase in the demand for freight transport. There are however, several negative implications for the environment (air and noise pollution), human... more...