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Routledge Library Edtions: Global Transport Planning


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Originally published between 1935 and 1985, the 20 volumes in this set:

  • Discuss reducing the need to travel, city centre options and population densities
  • Analyse global transport planning investment and economic development
  • Examine sustainable urban development and transport
  • Scrutinise the means by which the carbon and energy costs of transport can be quantified and used in evaluation
  • Study energy consumption patterns of different settlement types and their associated travel demand patterns.
  • Measure the non-transport benefits of transport investments, with particular reference to disadvantaged sectors of society.

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A History of Inland Transport and Communication

A History of Inland Transport and Communication

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Edwin A. Pratt
May 12, 2021

Originally published in 1912, this book with extensive source footnotes and bibliography follows the evolution and development of roads, rivers, canals, tramways, buses and cycles. The role that the development of transport played in the growth and expansion of trade and industry and on the general...

Behavioural Travel Modelling

Behavioural Travel Modelling

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By David A. Hensher, Peter R. Stopher
May 12, 2021

Originally published in 1979, this study deals on a fully comprehensive level with both passenger and freight travel. The 40 chapters deal with an extensive range of related topics, including equilibrium modelling, theoretical and conceptual developments in demand modelling, goods movement and ...

Car Ownership Forecasting

Car Ownership Forecasting

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By E. W. Allanson
May 12, 2021

Originally published in 1982, this book gives a concise commentary on the development and performance of car ownership prediction procedures and a wide-ranging survey of the modelling techniques associated with forecasting. The book provides a basic appreciation of the key points, whether they are ...

City Centre Planning and Public Transport Case Studies from Britain, West Germany and France

City Centre Planning and Public Transport: Case Studies from Britain, West Germany and France

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Barry J. Simpson
May 12, 2021

Originally published in 1988 the central issue of this book is city centre decline and the potential of adequate planning and transport for halting and reversing this decline. A highly topical international study, it examines the effects of public transport policies on the central areas of several ...

Future Transport Policy

Future Transport Policy

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By K. J. Button, D. Gillingwater
May 12, 2021

Originally published in 1986, this book remains as relevant today as when it was first published, as it discusses issues in transport policy that are still being debated: what levels of subsidies should be applied; what form of ownership should prevail; how transport should be regulated or ...

German Railways A Study in the Historical Geography of Transport

German Railways: A Study in the Historical Geography of Transport

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Roy E. H. Mellor
May 12, 2021

Originally published in 1979, this volume is an invaluable study of a railway system and its adjustment to changing political-geographical conditions, as well as changes in economic and social geography. Each change in the territorial extent or in the internal territorial-administrative ...

Introduction to Transportation Planning

Introduction to Transportation Planning

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Michael J. Bruton
May 12, 2021

When originally published in 1975, (here re-issuing the 3rd edition of 1985), this was the only genuinely introductory textbook to the subject of transportation planning. The introductory chapter places the issue of transport in its broader societal context, relating it to demographic, ...

Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Handicapped Persons

Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Handicapped Persons

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Norman Ashford, William G. Bell, Tom A. Rich
May 12, 2021

Originally published in 1982 and contributed to by a range of international authors and experts in the field of transport accessibility, this volume discusses the position of urban and rural transport problems of the elderly and disabled in the UK, USA, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, The ...

Passenger Transport After 2000 A.D.

Passenger Transport After 2000 A.D.

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By G. B. R. Feilden, A. H. Wickens, I. R. Yates
May 12, 2021

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 ...

Routledge Library Editions: Global Transport Planning

Routledge Library Editions: Global Transport Planning

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Various Authors
May 12, 2021

Originally published between 1935 and 1985, the 20 volumes in this set: Discuss reducing the need to travel, city centre options and population densities Analyse global transport planning investment and economic development Examine sustainable urban development and transport Scrutinise ...

Soviet and East European Transport Problems

Soviet and East European Transport Problems

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By John Ambler, Denis J B Shaw, Leslie Symons
May 12, 2021

Originally published in 1985, this book considers many important aspects of the transport systems of the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. It looks at the different modes of transport and the problems faced by each. Examining the relationship between transport problems and those of poor ...

The Rapid Transit Railways of the World

The Rapid Transit Railways of the World

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Henry F. Howson
May 12, 2021

When originally published in 1975, (here re-issuing the 3rd edition of 1985), this was the only genuinely introductory textbook to the subject of transportation planning. The introductory chapter places the issue of transport in its broader societal context, relating it to demographic, ...

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