Transport Geography Products

  • Unsustainable Transport and Transition in China

    By Becky PY Loo

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

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Transport, Environment and Development

  • Intergenerational Mobilities

    Relationality, age and lifecourse

    Edited by Lesley Murray, Susan Robertson

    Drawing from work on mobilities and geographies of the lifecourse this collection is concerned with the ways in which age, as a relational concept, is constructed and played out in mobile urban space. With studies of ageing and mobility often focusing on discrete age groups, most notably children…

    Hardback – 2016-10-21 
    Routledge

  • Mobilities Design

    Urban Designs for Mobile Situations

    By Ole B. Jensen, Ditte Bendix Lanng

    Contemporary society is marked and defined by the ways in which mobile goods, bodies, vehicles, objects, and data are organized, moved and staged. Against the background of the ‘mobilities turn’ this book articulates a new and emerging research field, namely that of ‘mobilities design’. The book…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Evaluating High-Speed Rail

    Interdisciplinary perspectives

    Edited by Daniel Albalate, Germa Bel

    High-speed Rail (HSR) is a technological transportation advance that has raised the interest of policy makers and researchers worldwide. The study of High-speed Rail is a recent phenomenon but has received increasing attention due to the extension of this mode of transportation around the globe.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Transport Analysis

  • Non-motorized transport integration into urban transport planning in Africa

    By Winnie Mitullah, Marianne Vanderschuren

    Studies reveal that most of the African cities have a large population of low income households who largely depend on Non-Motorised Transport (NMT), in particular walking. For example in the city of Nairobi, 47 per cent of all trips are by walking, 42 per cent by public transport and 7 per cent by…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge
    Transport and Society

  • Geographies of Transport and Mobility

    Prospects and Challenges in an Age of Climate Change

    By Stewart Barr, Jan Prillwitz, Gareth Shaw

    Geographies of Transport and Mobility aims to provide a comprehensive and evidenced account of the intellectual and pragmatic challenges for personal mobility in the 21st Century. In so doing, the book focuses on three devices to introduce readers to the critical debates in transport geography and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • Cars, Automobility and Development in Asia

    Wheels of change

    Edited by Arve Hansen, Kenneth Bo Nielsen

    Cars, Automobility and Development in Asia explores the nexus between automobility and development in a pan-Asian comparative perspective. The book seeks to integrate the policies, production forms, consumption preferences and symbolism implicated in emerging Asian automobilities. Using empirically…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Transport, Environment and Development

  • Africa and the Indian Ocean Region

    Edited by Timothy Doyle, Dennis Rumley

    This book examines the presence of Africa as a significant force in the western Indian Ocean. Africa will increasingly play a pivotal role in the future of the geopolitics of the Indian Ocean region. The book considers the scope for greater African involvement in Indian Ocean region-building…

    Hardback – 2016-08-11 
    Routledge

  • Communicating Mobility and Technology

    A Material Rhetoric for Persuasive Transportation

    By Ehren Helmut Pflugfelder

    Responding to the effects of human mobility and crises such as depleting oil supplies, Ehren Helmut Pflugfelder turns specifically to automobility, a term used to describe the kinds of mobility afforded by autonomous, automobile-based movement technologies and their ramifications. Thus far, few…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • A New Industrial Future?

    3D Printing and the Reconfiguring of Production, Distribution, and Consumption

    By Thomas Birtchnell, John Urry

    A New Industrial Future? examines whether a further industrial revolution is taking place around the world. In this compelling book Birtchnell and Urry examine such a new possible future involving the mass adoption of 3D printing. The locating of 3D printers in homes, offices, stores and workshops…

    Paperback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge
    Antinomies

  • Inland Waterway Transport

    Challenges and prospects

    Edited by Bart Wiegmans, Rob Konings

    Inland waterways are a host for a mode of transport that is not as visible to the general public or as used as it once was. It is, however, generally perceived to be very important to our freight transport system today, although a closer look into the inland waterway transport system rebuts this…

    Hardback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Transport Analysis

  • Transport Justice

    Designing fair transportation systems

    By Karel Martens

    Transport Justice develops a new paradigm for transportation planning based on principles of justice. Author Karel Martens starts from the observation that for the last fifty years the focus of transportation planning and policy has been on the performance of the transport system and ways to…

    Paperback – 2016-07-05
    Routledge

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