Handbook of Public Transport Research

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Handbook of Public Transport Research

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Providing a comprehensive overview and analysis of the latest research in the growing field of public transport studies, this Handbook looks at the impact of urbanisation and the growth of mega-cities on public transport. Chapters examine the significant challenges facing the field that require new and original solutions, including congestion and environmental relief, and the social equity objectives that justify public transport in cities.



This cross-disciplinary Handbook explores current topics in public transport research, focusing on the impact of innovative research on planning and operations in practice. Looking at the research frontiers in this increasingly complex and growing industry, the Handbook offers detailed analysis of the foundations, trends and futures of research, user perspectives, policy, planning and operational perspectives, and the future of service developments.



A critical read for transport and urban planning students and scholars, this cutting-edge book showcases important case studies and insights into current research. The practical applications of research discussed in the Handbook will also be useful to transport and urban planners as well as public transport regulators.

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