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  • Tomorrow's Transportationby William L. Garrison

    Artech House 2000; US$ 109.00

    A broad look at current and emergent developments in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), and at how improved transportation systems can have a significant impact on lifestyle. It draws together and reviews the social, economic and environmental issues, and utilizes real-life case studies. more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • No. 130: Transport and International Tradeby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 56.00

    With the removal of many trade policy barriers, further international economic integration depends largely on the reduction of trade costs originating in the transport sector. The Round Table discussion focused on the structure and development of international transport costs over the past decades and the benefits to be expected from investment in... more...

  • No. 131: Transport and Decentralisationby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 63.00

    Over the past decades many OECD countries have become more decentralised.  ECMT member transition countries follow this example or are strongly advised to do so.  Are the expected economic benefits justified in the domain of transport policy?  Has the experience of transport policy decentralisation been positive?.  The Round Table... more...

  • Transport Links between Europe and Asiaby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 63.00

    Land links between Europe and Asia can offer a viable alternative to sea transport. They substantially improve the accessibility of the countries they pass through and can absorb a substantial portion of the growth in intercontinental traffic, particularly container traffic, that has been forecast. However, the provision of efficient land links between... more...