Originally published in 1995 this book provides an authoritative and stimulating account of the issues and problems facing transport planners in the 21st century. The contributors – leading authorities from North America and Europe – put forward a wide range of points from which future technical developments and transport will be approached. They review the ways in which human needs and national expectations can be served by technological developments in the 21st Century.
Table of Contents
Preface Francis Graham-Smith Introduction P. Essig Part 1: Local Transport 1. Three Years of S-Bahn Zürich W. Finkbohner 2. Growth and Infrastructure in the Sound Region P. J Braagaard 3. Waterborne Passenger Transport M. B. F. Ranken 4. Buses W. P. Bradshaw and M. V. McGreevy 5. Surface Access to Airports Part 2: Inter-Urban Transport Systems 6. The European High Speed Network R. Kemp 7. The Future of InterCity Rail in Britain C. E. W. Green 8. High Speed Maglev Systems L. Miller 9. Regional Airlines in Europe Part 3: Intercontinental and Transcontinental Traffic 10. From Physics to Customers: The Jet Age Phase II 11. Regional Aircraft J. Schäffler 12. Airbus and Future Passenger Aircraft R. M. McKinlay Part 4: Transport Systems 1 13. The Intelligent Highway and the Passenger L. Nordström 14. The Future of Road Transport J. Wootton 15. The Intelligent Highway: Into the Twenty-First Century P. Davies Part 5: Transport Systems 2 16. European Air Traffic Control – Applying the Technology P. C. Venton and C. R. White 17. Global Systems: The Challenge Part 6: Conclusions 18. Summary and Conclusions T. M. Ridley
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