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Sustainable & Energy Efficient Transportation

  • Achieving Sustainable Mobilityby Erling Holden

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 130.00

    There have been a number of policy attempts at sustainable mobility globally, but are any of these policies really successful? Using an interdisciplinary approach which brings together various theories and methodologies, this book tests each of these policies – or hypotheses, as the author sees them – with detailed empirical investigations.... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 165.00

    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 Mark Huijbregts

    Springer 2008; US$ 179.00

    Offers a review of the history, the status and perspectives for biofuels used in road transport, across the full 'seed-to-wheel' life cycle of these fuels. This title is suitable for professional engineers, researchers and postgraduate students involved in biofuels, renewable energy (including bioenergy) and the automotive industry. more...

  • The Cost and Effectiveness of Policies to Reduce Vehicle Emissionsby OECD Publishing; International Transport Forum

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 92.00

    Transport sector policies already contribute to moderating greenhouse gas emissions from road vehicles. They are increasingly designed to contribute to overall societal targets to mitigate climate change. While abatement costs in transport are relatively high, there are plausible arguments in favour of further abatement in this sector. The... more...

  • The Cost of Being Landlockedby Jean-Francois Arvis; Jean-Francois Marteau; Gael Raballand

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 14.99

    This book proposes a new analytical framework to interpret and model the constraints faced by logistics chains in landlocked countries. The case of LLDCs has naturally received special attention for decades, including a specific set of development priorities based on the idea of dependence over the transit state. In this context, efforts to tackle... more...

  • Decoupling the Environmental Impacts of Transport from Economic Growthby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 49.00

    Economic growth requires an efficient transport system, and transport activity continues to cause large adverse impacts on the environment, human health and the economy. But is a negative impact of transport on the environment a necessary consequence of economic growth?  This volume offers a comprehensive discussion of recent research on the links... more...

  • The Ecology of Transportationby John Davenport; Julia L. Davenport

    Springer 2006; US$ 239.00

    Human transport by land, sea and air has increased through time in intensity, paralleling rises in population, prosperity and rates of technological change. This book brings together international experts from a variety of disciplines to review the ecological effects and their causes in terms of road, rail, ship and aircraft transport. 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...

  • Fuel Cells: A Technology Forecastby John Vanston; Henry Elliott

    TSTC Publishing 2003; US$ 25.00

    The fuel cell industry is now beginning to acheive its promise and this report is designed to provide insights and data useful in identifying and initiating new technology-related programs in the field. more...

  • Implementing Sustainable Urban Travel Policiesby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 46.00

    Hungary in its post-transition period finds itself struggling with several problems in its urban travel systems. Urban roads are increasingly crowded, and car ownership and use are rising. As in many neighbouring cities in Central and Eastern Europe, Hungary's cities are wrestling with how to maintain a highly favourable modal share for their well-developed... more...