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  • Suburbia Reimagined

    The city and ageing populations in the information era

    By Leon van Schaik, Nigel Bertram

    Worldwide more and more people are living in cities, with suburbs conceived as appendages to the city, not as part of the city system densely populated and offering a full range of services. But suburbs are not the city spread too thin, and in fact hold potentials for a lived complexity as…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Ports as Capitalist Spaces

    A Critical Analysis of Devolution and Development

    By Gordon Wilmsmeier, Jason Monios

    New developments in a post-Fordist economic environment have changed the source of port competitiveness from economies of scale based on basic production factors (capital, land, labour) to economies of scope based on advanced production (service) factors. The institutional setting in which ports…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Transport and Society

  • Cycling

    A sociology of velo-mobility

    By Peter Cox

    In order to understand the diversity of cycling practices, Velo-Mobilities considers the changing meanings, materials and competencies that contribute and interrelate to produce various forms of cycling. Individual chapters investigate the changing technologies and innovations, not only of the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Visions, Concepts and Experiences of Travel Demand Management

    By Gerd Sammer, Michael Bell

    Travel demand management measures are some of the most promising transport policy measures in conurbations, especially in consideration of climate change, clean urban transport and congestion avoidance. Setting targets for reducing traffic or prospective traffic growth is a basic requirement to…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge
    Transport and Society

  • Driverless Urban Futures

    A Speculative Atlas

    By AnnaLisa Meyboom

    Since the industrial revolution, innovations in transportation technology have continued to re-shape the spatial organization and temporal occupation of the built environment. Today, autonomous vehicles (AVs, also referred to as self-driving cars) represent the next disruptive innovation in…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Railway Deregulation in Sweden

    Dismantling a Monopoly

    By Gunnar Alexandersson, Staffan Hulten

    Along with Great Britain, Sweden is considered to be the most interesting example of railway reform in Europe. The vertical separation of the country's railway infrastructure from its operations in 1988 was pioneering in approach and has subsequently been used as a model for rail deregulation…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • Urban Transport Planning

    Theory and Practice

    By John Black

    Originally published in 1981, Urban Transport Planning explains how the systems approach has been applied in the planning of multi-modal transport planning and to demonstrate how a city may be represented by land use zones superimposed with a transport network. It discusses theoretical developments…

    Hardback – 2018-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Forecasting Techniques for Urban and Regional Planning

    By Brian Field

    Edited by Bryan Macgregor

    Originally published in 1987, Forecasting Techniques for Urban and Regional Planning is an introduction to the various analytical techniques which have been developed and applied in urban and regional analysis in planning practice. The subjects covered are population, housing, employment, transport…

    Hardback – 2018-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • America's Suburban Centers

    The Land Use-Transportation Link

    By Robert Cervero

    Originally published in 1989, America’s Suburban Centers looks at how America’s suburban workplaces are being increasingly designed for automobiles rather than people. The emergence of sprawling office complexes devoid of housing, shops and other facilities is giving rise to regional congestion…

    Hardback – 2018-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Cost-Benefit Analysis in Urban & Regional Planning

    By John A. Schofield

    Originally published in 1987, Cost-Benefit Analysis in Urban and Regional Planning, outlines the theory and practice of cost-benefit analysis (CBA) in the context of urban and regional planning. The theory of CBA is developed with examples to illustrate the principles, it also deals with details of…

    Hardback – 2018-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Architectures of Hurry—Mobilities, Cities and Modernity

    Edited by Phillip Gordon Mackintosh, Richard Dennis, Deryck W. Holdsworth

    ‘Hurry’ is an intrinsic component of modernity. It exists not only in tandem with modern constructions of mobility, speed, rhythm, and time-space compression, but also with infrastructures, technologies, practices, and emotions associated with the experience of the ‘mobilizing modern’. ‘Hurry’ is…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • New Geographies of the Globalized World

    Edited by Marcin Wojciech Solarz

    Globalization has, essentially, come to an end. It is, already, a victorious revolution. It has profoundly restructured the relationships between people and the world, often recreating them in a new geographical image. This book discovers and describes these relationships of new geographies,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

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