Transport and Urban Development

  • Filename: transport-and-urban-development.
  • ISBN: 9781135819927
  • Release Date: 2003-12-16
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Author: David Banister
  • Publisher: Routledge

The editor and his contributors take an international perspective on the links between land use, development and transport and present the latest thinking, the theory and practice of these links. Authors from six countries - all experts in this area - have been commissioned to write chapters on the theoretical debates and more practical issues, via the use of detailed case studies.

Suburbanizing the Masses

  • Filename: suburbanizing-the-masses.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015057613740
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 319
  • Author: Colin Divall
  • Publisher: Ashgate Pub Limited

A collection of essays looking at the role of mass transit in shaping the urban environment. The strength of this volume lies in its wide ranging geographical scope, which covers not only Western Europe, but also North America, Japan, Sweden and Poland.Suburbanizing the Masses examines how collective forms of transport have contributed to the spatial and social evolution of towns and cities in various countries since the mid nineteenth century.

Urban Transport in the Developing World

  • Filename: urban-transport-in-the-developing-world.
  • ISBN: 9781849808392
  • Release Date: 2011-01-01
  • Number of pages: 656
  • Author: Harry T. Dimitriou
  • Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

Policy-making for urban transport and planning of economies in the developing world present major challenges for countries facing rapid urbanisation and rampant motorisation, alongside growing commitments to sustainability. These challenges include: coping with financial deficits, providing for the poor, dealing meaningfully with global warming and energy shortages, addressing traffic congestion and related land use issues, adopting green technologies and adjusting equitably to the impacts of globalisation. This book presents a contemporary analysis of these challenges and new workable responses to the urban transport problems they spawn.

Transforming Cities with Transit

  • Filename: transforming-cities-with-transit.
  • ISBN: 9780821397503
  • Release Date: 2013-01-22
  • Number of pages: 232
  • Author: Hiroaki Suzuki
  • Publisher: World Bank Publications

'Transforming Cities with Transit' explores the complex process of transit and land-use integration and provides policy recommendations and implementation strategies for effective integration in rapidly growing cities in developing countries.

Handbook on Transport and Urban Planning in the Developed World

  • Filename: handbook-on-transport-and-urban-planning-in-the-developed-world.
  • ISBN: 1783471387
  • Release Date: 2016-02-29
  • Number of pages: 544
  • Author: Michiel C. J. Bliemer
  • Publisher:

'The Handbook on Transport and Urban Planning in the Developed World edited by Michiel Bliemer, Corinne Mulley and Claudine Moutou comprehensively covers many important topics relevant to transport practice in the early twenty-first century, ranging from

Urban Transport Development

  • Filename: urban-transport-development.
  • ISBN: 9783540277613
  • Release Date: 2006-01-26
  • Number of pages: 302
  • Author: Gunella Jönson
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Urban Transport Development is a contribution to the ongoing global discussion on the future of urban transport. The main themes are how to cope with the complexity of urban transport development and the process of change including its determining factors. The role of leadership in the development process is the key issue. Main areas of discussion are the historical background, the diversity and complexity of present problems, and the outcome of attempts to promote positive future development in urban environments around the world.

Urban Transit Systems and Technology

  • Filename: urban-transit-systems-and-technology.
  • ISBN: 9780471758235
  • Release Date: 2007-02-16
  • Number of pages: 602
  • Author: Vukan R. Vuchic
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This is the only current and in print book covering the full field of transit systems and technology. Beginning with a history of transit and its role in urban development, the book proceeds to define relevant terms and concepts, and then present detailed coverage of all urban transit modes and the most efficient system designs for each. Including coverage of such integral subjects as travel time, vehicle propulsion, system integration, fully supported with equations and analytical methods, this book is the primary resource for students of transit as well as those professionals who design and operate these key pieces of urban infrastructure.

Sir Peter Hall Pioneer in Regional Planning Transport and Urban Geography

  • Filename: sir-peter-hall-pioneer-in-regional-planning-transport-and-urban-geography.
  • ISBN: 9783319280561
  • Release Date: 2016-02-09
  • Number of pages: 144
  • Author: Richard D. Knowles
  • Publisher: Springer

This book sheds light on Sir Peter Hall’s visions and contributions as recalled by experts. Specialists from the fields of transport and geography testify to Sir Peter Hall’s enormous impact on urban planning, urban geography, and transport geography, and The IGU Commission on Transport and Geography together with the IGU Urban Commission would like to commemorate this. After an Introduction by Richard Knowles and Celine Rozenblat, Peter Taylor presents his high-level contribution "Polymath in City Studies," and Jonathan Reades presents Sir Peter Hall's views on "Location and Innovation." This is followed by "An Innovator of Enhancing Transport and Urban Development Relationships" by Chia-Lin Chen. Kathy Pain explains their common work on "The Mega City Regions," while Michael Batty recalls how they collaborated on "World Cities and Information Cities." Celine Rozenblat and Dan O’Donoghue welcome "The Visionary for World and European cities".

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