Transport Geography Products

  • 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 – 2016-01-31 

  • 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 – 2015-12-31 
    RTPI Library Series

  • 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

  • Ports and the Environment

    Maritime Policy and Management

    Edited by Meifeng Luo, Tsz Leung Yip

    Ports are a vital part of the global economy, connecting the world through maritime transport networks, promoting international trade, and supporting global economic growth. However, port communities are increasingly concerned about the local environmental problems associated with air pollution…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26

  • Maritime Networks

    Spatial structures and time dynamics

    Edited by César Ducruet

    Maritime transport is one of the most ancient supports to human interactions across history and it still supports more than 90% of world trade volumes today. The changing connectivity of maritime networks is of crucial importance to port, transport, and economic development and planning. The way…

    Hardback – 2015-10-09
    Routledge Studies in Transport Analysis

  • Barriers to Sustainable Transport

    Institutions, Regulation and Sustainability

    Edited by Piet Rietveld, Roger R. Stough

    The complexity of transportation systems and their negative social and environmental effects are today at the centre of attention. This book focuses on the impact of institutions and regulatory systems on transport systems and travel behaviour. While institutions appear to play an important…

    Paperback – 2015-08-11
    Transport, Development and Sustainability Series

  • Integrated Water Resources Management

    From concept to implementation

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada

    The book includes seventeen excellent researched and documented papers that reflect the diversity of thought, ideas and experiences related to IWRM. They draw from an extensive, inclusive and geographically representative range of theoretical propositions and practical examples. These include…

    Hardback – 2015-07-29
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Gridlock

    Congested Cities, Contested Policies, Unsustainable Mobility

    By John C. Sutton

    Cities across the world are facing unprecedented challenges in traffic management and transit congestion while coping with growing populations and mobility aspirations; existing policies that aim to tackle congestion and create more sustainable transport futures offer only weak remedies. In…

    Paperback – 2015-07-15

  • Transport, Mobility, and the Production of Urban Space

    Edited by Julie Cidell, David Prytherch

    The contemporary urban experience is defined by flow and structured by circulating people, objects, and energy. Geographers have long provided key insights into transportation systems. But today, concerns for social justice and sustainability motivate new, critical approaches to mobilities.…

    Hardback – 2015-05-18
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • The Mobilities of Ships

    Edited by Anyaa Anim-Addo, William Hasty, Kimberley Peters

    We live in a world that is ever on the move, as is increasingly recognised within research on mobilities. Yet studies of mobility have failed to ‘go to sea’ with the same enthusiasm as mobilities ashore. When we consider mobility, we most often examine those movements that evidently form part of…

    Hardback – 2015-05-01

  • Cargomobilities

    Moving Materials in a Global Age

    Edited by Thomas Birtchnell, Satya Savitzky, John Urry

    Objects and materials are on the move like never before, often at astonishing speeds and along hidden routeways. This collection opens to social scientific scrutiny the various systems which move objects about the world, examining their fateful implications for many people and places. Offering…

    Hardback – 2015-04-16
    Changing Mobilities

1Series in Transport Geography

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