Transport Geography Products

  • Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation

    Biking for all?

    Edited by Aaron Golub, Melody L. Hoffmann, Adonia E. Lugo, Gerardo F. Sandoval

    As bicycle commuting grows in the United States, the profile of the white, middle-class cyclist has emerged. This stereotype evolves just as investments in cycling play an increasingly important role in neighborhood transformations. However, despite stereotypes, the cycling public is actually quite…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Town and Infrastructure Planning for Safety and Urban Quality

    Proceedings of the XXIII International Conference on Living and Walking in Cities (LWC 2017), June 15-16, 2017, Brescia, Italy

    Edited by Michèle Pezzagno

    The International Conference 'Living and Walking in Cities' traditionally looks at different themes concerning the quality of life in urban areas. The goal of this event is to gather researchers, road users, administrators, technicians, city representatives and experts aiming to discuss problems…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    CRC Press

  • The Syntax of City Space

    American Urban Grids

    By Mark Major

    Many people see American cities as a radical departure in the history of town planning because of their planned nature based on the geometrical division of the land. However, other cities of the world also began as planned towns with geometric layouts so American cities are not unique. Why did the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22 
    Routledge

  • Power and Water in Central Asia

    By Filippo Menga

    Water is an irreplaceable and transient resource, which crosses political boundaries in the form of rivers, lakes, and groundwater aquifers. The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, led to the birth of fifteen countries including the five Central Asian republics, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

  • Port Economics

    2nd Edition

    By Wayne K. Talley

    Port Economics is the study of the economic decisions (and their consequences) of the users and providers of port services. A port works as an "engine" for economic development. This book provides a detailed discussion of port freight service users such as freight water and land carriers that have…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Maritime Masters

  • Maritime Mobilities

    Edited by Jason Monios, Gordon Wilmsmeier

    The central concerns of mobilities research – exploring the broader context and human aspects of movement - are fundamental to an understanding of the maritime freight transport sector. Challenges to the environment, attempts at more sustainable practices, changes in the geoeconomic system,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Transport Analysis

  • Unsustainable Transport and Transition in China

    By Becky PY Loo

    This book discusses various transport sustainability issues from the perspective of developing countries, exploring key issues, problems and potential solutions for improving transport sustainability in China. It first reviews the current transport sustainability baselines in the three key…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Transport, Environment and Development

  • The Geography of Sea Transport

    By Alastair Couper

    This book, originally published in 1972, discusses the impact of technological change in sea transport on trade links, shipping routes and economic activities. A brief historical perspective illustrates the vital role of the sea transport in the ancient and medieval worlds and the influence of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Routledge Revivals: The Atlas of British Railway History (1985)

    By Michael Freeman, Derek Aldcroft

    First published in 1985, this Atlas uses over 50 specially drawn maps to trace the rise and fall of the railways’ fortunes, and is supported by an interesting and authoritative text. Financial and operating statistics are clearly presented in diagrammatic form and provide a wealth of information…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Sustainable Transportation

    Policy, Planning and Implementation, 2nd Edition

    By Preston L Schiller, Jeffrey R Kenworthy

    Cities around the globe struggle to create better and more equitable access to important destinations and services, all the while reducing the energy consumption and environmental impacts of mobility. An Introduction to Sustainable Transportation illustrates a new planning paradigm for sustainable…

    Paperback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge

  • Urban Mobilities in the Global South

    Edited by Tanu Priya Uteng, Karen Lucas

    The book considers urban mobilities and immobilities in the Global South through an exploration of the theoretical and methodological entry points that can be used to further the agenda of transport planning. Transport system improvements can (and do) have complex and unequal impacts on different…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • Advances in Shipping Data Analysis and Modeling

    Tracking and Mapping Maritime Flows in the Age of Big Data

    Edited by César Ducruet

    Shipping flows – maritime ‘footprints’ – remain underexplored in the existing literature despite the crucial importance of freight transport for global trade and economic development. Additionally, decision-makers lack a comprehensive view on how shipping flows can be measured, analyzed, and mapped…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Transport Analysis

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