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  • Transportation Systems Planningby Konstadinos G. Goulias

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 275.00

    Transportation engineering and transportation planning are two sides of the same coin aiming at the design of an efficient infrastructure and service to meet the growing needs for accessibility and mobility. Many well-designed transport systems that meet these needs are based on a solid understanding of human behavior. Since transportation systems... more...

  • Towards better Performing Transport Networksby Bart Jourquin; Piet Rietveld; Kerstin Westin

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    The performance of current transport systems is inadequate when viewed in terms of economic efficiency, sustainability and safety. Drawing together key an impressive list of contributors from the vast field of transportation economics including Kenneth Button, David Banister and Juan Carlos Martín, this book investigates transport systems, and covers a wide... more...

  • Competition in the Railway Industryby J. A. Gomez-Ibanez; G. de Rus

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00

    Numerous countries have attempted to improve the performance of their railways by introducing more competition, but there is fierce debate and no consensus on how this is best achieved. This book reveals how railways were an obvious target for reform because they were often losing traffic and money, and because the government was typically deeply involved... more...

  • Globalized Freight Transportby T.R. Leinbach; C. Capineri

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    The worldwide movement of freight has emerged as one of the most critical and dynamic aspects of the transport sector. The contributors to this study examine the current state of global freight transport, with an emphasis on Europe and North America and their extra-regional linkages. These original contributions synthesize existing knowledge, highlight... more...

  • World report on road traffic injury preventionby Margie Peden; Richard Scurfiled; David Sleet; Dinesh Mohan; Adnan Hyder

    World Health Organization 2004; US$ 27.00

    Every day thousands of people are killed and injured on our roads. Men, women or children walking, biking or riding to school or work, playing in the streets or setting out on long trips, will never return home, leaving behind shattered families and communities. Millions of people each year will spend long weeks in hospital after severe crashes and... more...

  • Assessing Community Telecentresby Anne Whyte

    International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 20.00

    Telephone, fax, email, Internet; telemedicine, distance education, news distribution, telecommuting: these are some of the services offered by the community telecentre. But do telecentres truly respond to the communication and information needs of the communities they are intended to serve? What impact do they have on social equity and economic development?... more...

  • Du Bureau À L'espaceby Maureen James

    International Development Research Centre 1998; US$ 20.00

    This is the French edition of'' From Workplace to Workspace.''From a desktop, e-mail provides a quick, reliable and cost-effective link to the world at large, changing a traditional ''workplace'' into a ''workspace'' that crosses even international boundaries.In developing areas of the world such as Africa, Asia and Latin America, e-mail lists are... more...

  • Oficina De Hoy, Oficina Virtualby Maureen James

    International Development Research Centre 1999; US$ 20.00

    In developing regions of the world, email currently extends much further than does any other Internet-based technology. While email lists have evolved as a powerful tool for collaboration in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, experienced users are few and far between. This guide provides practical and useful advice on how to set up an email list, how... more...

  • Trends in the Transport Sectorby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 33.00

    How have the passenger and freight transport sectors evolved since 1970? How is road safety faring? This publication presents the most up-to-date statistics on transport markets in Europe, together with charts highlighting the major trends.  Published earlier than comparable study, this report provides the reader with first-hand figures on key... more...

  • Improving Transport Accessibility for Allby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 70.00

    Making transport vehicles and infrastructure more accessible to everyone continues to be both an important objective and a major challenge for transport authorities, operators and service providers worldwide. Accessibility has long been considered as a transport concern only for individuals with particular mobility difficulties. But it is now increasingly... more...