Transport Geography Products

  • Mobilising Design

    Edited by Justin Spinney, Suzanne Reimer, Philip Pinch

    This book brings together research working at the boundary between design knowledges and mobilities, offering a novel collection for both theorists and practitioners. Drawing upon detailed case studies, it demonstrates the diverse roles of design in shaping mobility at different spaces and scales:…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07 
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • High-Speed Rail and Sustainability

    Decision-making and the political economy of investment

    Edited by Blas Luis Pérez Henríquez, Elizabeth Deakin

    High speed rail (HSR) is being touted as a strategic investment for connecting people across regions, while also fostering prosperity and smart urban growth. However, as its popularity increases, its implementation has become contentious with various parties contesting the validity of socioeconomic…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Public Transport

    Its Planning, Management and Operation, 6th Edition

    By Peter R. White

    Public Transport provides an accessible introductory text to the field of public transport systems, covering bus, coach, rail, metro, domestic air and taxi modes. The market structure is set out, together with data collection methods. The technology of bus and rail systems is introduced with…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13 
    Natural and Built Environment Series

  • The Geography of Transport Systems

    4th Edition

    By Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Claude Comtois, Brian Slack

    This expanded and revised fourth edition of The Geography of Transport Systems provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the field with a broad overview of its concepts, methods and areas of application. Aimed mainly at an undergraduate audience, it provides an overview of the spatial…

    Paperback – 2016-11-21 

  • Community-Owned Transport

    By Leigh Glover

    City and state governments around the world are struggling to achieve environmentally sustainable transport. Economic, technological, city and transport planning and human behaviour solutions are often hampered by ineffective implementation. So attention is now turning to institutional,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14 
    Transport and Mobility

  • Taxi! Urban Economies and the Social and Transport Impacts of the Taxicab

    By James Cooper, Ray Mundy

    The taxicab makes a significant contribution to the accessibility of a city, and provides a wide range of services across many different social groups and urban environments. This study considers the roles and functions of the taxi from its origins as the first licensed form of public transport, to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Transport and Society

  • Territorial Implications of High Speed Rail

    A Spanish Perspective

    Edited 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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Transport and Mobility

  • Dry Ports – A Global Perspective

    Challenges and Developments in Serving Hinterlands

    By Rickard Bergqvist

    Edited by Gordon Wilmsmeier

    As centres for logistics activities, seaports have traditionally been the focus of maritime logistics chains. However, changes in production patterns, supported by the development of rapid transport of goods over long distances, have altered the logistics landscape. As a result, the relevance of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Urban Rhythms and Travel Behaviour

    Spatial and Temporal Phenomena of Daily Travel

    By Stefan Schönfelder, Kay W. Axhausen

    The recent availability of longitudinal data on individual trip making and activity behaviour has provided analysts with new insights into the structures and motives of daily life travel. Multi-week travel diary data-sets and GPS observations are exciting sources of information for the description…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Policy Analysis of Transport Networks

    By Marina Van Geenhuizen, Piet Rietveld

    Edited by Aura Reggiani

    Interdisciplinary contributors from across Europe and the USA join together in this book to provide a timely overview of the latest theories and policies related to transport networks. They cover topical issues such as: environmental benefits of substitution of aviation by high speed trains;…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Ports, Cities, and Global Supply Chains

    Edited by James Wang, Daniel Olivier, Theo Notteboom, Brian Slack

    Global trends in policy and technology related fields are rapidly reshaping the port industry worldwide. International in scope, this volume provides multidisciplinary insights into the role port cities adopt in dealing with global supply chains. Throughout the book, concepts of strategic…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Transport and Mobility

  • Mobilities and Health

    By Anthony C. Gatrell

    Looking at health and health care in a new way, this book examines health risks and benefits as encountered 'on the move' rather than focusing on the risks and benefits incurred at fixed locations. The provision and utilization of health care is also investigated, as produced/delivered and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

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