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  • Transport Policy: Learning Lessons from History

    By Colin Divall, Julian Hine

    The key aim of this volume is to demonstrate ways in which an understanding of history can be used to inform present-day transport and mobility policies. This is not to say that history repeats itself, or that every contemporary transport dilemma has an historical counterpart: rather, the…

    Hardback – 2015-12-28
    Routledge
    Transport and Society

  • The Routledge Companion to Network Industries

    Edited by Matthias Finger, Christian Jaag

    In recent decades, network industries around the world have gone through periods of de- and re-regulation. With vast amounts of sometimes conflicting research carried out into specific network industries, the time has come for a critical over-arching assessment of this entire industry in order…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • Explaining Railway Reform in China

    A Train of Property Rights Re-arrangements

    By Linda Tjia Yin-nor

    Having been state-owned for decades, the railway reform in China confused many people, particularly in terms of its ownership and property rights arrangements. Western literature always prescribes that the best model for railway reform is privatization. China’s leadership has also enunciated the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Knowledge Economy in the Megalopolis

    Interactions of innovations in transport, information, production and organizations

    By T. R. Lakshmanan, William P. Anderson, Yena Song

    In recent decades urban regions around the world have engaged in a new process of development based on the creation of new knowledge. Amidst the globalization of economic activities and the arrival of transformative technologies, knowledge has become the key driver of competitiveness and is…

    Hardback – 2015-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Sustainable Railway Futures

    Issues and Challenges

    By Claude Comtois

    Edited by Becky P.Y. Loo

    Revitalizing railways as a major sustainable transport mode in modern societies faces many issues and challenges. This in-depth overview places the importance of railways in the wider context of comprehensive sustainability, which encompasses sustainable development, social and economic equity and…

    Hardback – 2015-04-15
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • From Rail to Road and Back Again?

    A Century of Transport Competition and Interdependency

    By Colin Divall

    Edited by Ralf Roth

    The coming of the railways signalled the transformation of European society, allowing the quick and cheap mass transportation of people and goods on a previously unimaginable scale. By the early decades of the twentieth century, however, the domination of rail transport was threatened by increased…

    Hardback – 2015-03-12
    Routledge
    Modern Economic and Social History

  • Transport Models in Urban Planning Practices

    Tensions and Opportunities in a Changing Planning Context

    Edited by Marco te Brömmelstroet, Luca Bertolini

    This book explores how transportation models can play a role in a changing transport planning and policy making context. Most models are rooted in decades of development work and are geared to offer value-free, academic and explicit knowledge to transport planning experts. However, planning…

    Hardback – 2013-07-03
    Routledge

  • Territorial Implications of High Speed Rail

    A Spanish Perspective

    By José M. de Ureña

    High Speed Rail's (HSR) main objective is to attract air passengers between big metropolitan areas however the main territorial implications in many cases occur not in these metropolitan areas but in the intermediate cities. These implications open up new spatial planning possibilities such as…

    Hardback – 2012-07-23
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • Engineer of Revolutionary Russia

    Iurii V. Lomonosov (1876–1952) and the Railways

    By Anthony Heywood

    This book is the first substantial study in any language of one of revolutionary Russia's most distinguished and controversial engineers - Iurii Vladimirovich Lomonosov (1876-1952). Not only does it provide an outline of his remarkable life and career, it also explores the relationship between…

    Hardback – 2010-12-28
    Routledge
    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700–1945

  • Railways, Urban Development and Town Planning in Britain: 1948–2008

    By Russell Haywood

    This book provides a critical overview of the relationships between planning and railway management and development during the key period in the 20th Century when the railway was in public ownership: 1948–94. It assesses the strength of the relationships when working in collaboration with the…

    Hardback – 2009-08-28
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • The City as a Terminal

    The Urban Context of Logistics and Freight Transport

    By Markus Hesse

    The on-time delivery of goods is regarded as a primary factor of the urban economy and is being monitored by businesses and government alike. However, much analysis of freight transportation and the flow of goods into, out of and within urban areas focuses on functional, business-related…

    Hardback – 2008-11-28
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • Shinkansen

    From Bullet Train to Symbol of Modern Japan

    By Christopher Hood

    The image of the shinkansen – or ‘bullet train’ – passing Mount Fuji is one of the most renowned images of modern Japan. Yet, despite its international reputation for speed and punctuality, little is understood about what makes it work so well and what its impact is. This is a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2007-06-13
    Routledge

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