Transport Geography Products

  • The Mobilities Paradigm

    Discourses and Ideologies

    By Marcel Endres, Katharina Manderscheid

    Over the last two decades, the conceptualisation and empirical analysis of mobilities of people, objects and symbols has become an important strand of social science. Yet, the increasing importance of mobilities in all parts of the social does not only happen as observable practices in the material…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Transport and Society

  • Social Traffic

    Time/Space, Social Inequalities and Inclusion

    By Frances Hodgson

    Through an in-depth examination of the integral nature of social networks and walking this book draws conclusions about social processes of exclusion, identity and the making of community. Much work on social networks and mobilities focuses on the 'death of distance' and the globalisation of social…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Transport and Society

  • Community-Owned Transport

    By Leigh Glover

    Around the world city and state governments are struggling to fund new public transport infrastructure and to wean themselves off high levels of car use. Increasingly, the challenge is to better use existing infrastructure more efficiently and effectively. Under such constraints, providing…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Transport and Mobility

  • Planning for Public Transport Accessibility

    An International Sourcebook

    By Carey Curtis, Jan Scheurer

    Bringing together a comparative analysis of the accessibility by public transport of 25 cities spanning four continents, this book provides a ‘hands-on’ introduction to the evolution, rationale and effectiveness of a new generation of accessibility planning tools that have emerged since the mid…

    Hardback – 2016-04-21 

  • Bicycle Urbanism

    Reimagining Bicycle Friendly Cities

    By Alon Bassok

    Over recent decades, bicycling has received renewed interest as a means of improving transportation through crowded cities, and also of improving personal health, and reducing environmental impacts associated with travel. Much of the discussion surrounding cycling has focused on bicycle facility…

    Hardback – 2016-03-28 
    Urban Planning and Environment

  • The Globalization of American Infrastructure

    The Shipping Container and Freight Transportation

    By Matthew Heins

    This book gives an account of how the U.S. freight transportation system has been impacted and “globalized,” since the 1950s, by the presence of the shipping container. A globally standardized object, the container carries cargo moving in international trade, and it utilizes and fits within the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-23 
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Biofuels for Transport

    Global Potential and Implications for Sustainable Energy and Agriculture

    By Worldwatch Institute

    The world is on the verge of an unprecedented increase in the production and use of biofuels for transport. The combination of rising oil prices, issues of security, climate instability and pollution, deepening poverty in rural and agricultural areas, and a host of improved technologies, is…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21

  • Urban Structure Matters

    Residential Location, Car Dependence and Travel Behaviour

    By Petter Naess

    Going beyond previous investigations into urban land use and travel, Petter Næss presents new research from Denmark on residential location and travel to show how and why urban spatial structures affect people's travel behaviour. In a comprehensive case study of the Copenhagen metropolitan area,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    RTPI Library Series

  • 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
    Transport and Society

  • Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

    By Various

    Originally published between 1972 and 1996 the 19 diverse volumes in this set cover key areas of human geography such as: transport, development, health, defence, the media, recreation & leisure, politics, poverty and wealth. Written by international authors including Jacquelin Burgess, John…

    Hardback – 2015-11-11
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-11
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Cycling Futures

    From Research into Practice

    By Regine Gerike, John Parkin

    Pointing the way to the future of research and development in relation to cycling as a mode of transport, this book investigates some of the significant recent developments in the technology, provision for, and take up of cycling in various parts of the world. Tensions at the heart of the nature of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-06

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