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  1. The Future of Intermodal Freight Transport

    The Future of Intermodal Freight Transport

    Edited by Rob Konings, Hugo Priemus, Peter Nijkamp
    This book explores the great challenge of increasing the scope of intermodal freight transport. In view of the current dominant role of road transport and the increasing difficulties in coping with a growing number of vehicles in an efficient and sustainable way, intermodal freight transport could be considered a viable alternative. However, the book makes recognition of the fact that there is still a need to improve the performance of the intermodal transport system. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 164.00   Web: $ 147.60
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  2. Road Congestion Pricing in Europe

    Road Congestion Pricing in Europe

    Edited by Harry W. Richardson, Chang-Hee Christine Bae
    In February 2003, the London Congestion Charging Scheme was introduced and in 2006 a similar policy was introduced in Stockholm. In both cases automobile traffic entering the cordon declined by about 20 percent. This book evaluates these and other similar programs exploring their implications for the United States. This study’s value lies in the fact that it examines road pricing in the real world and not simply from a theoretical viewpoint. As a comparative study it will appeal to both policymakers and academics in transportation economics and planning, urban economics, planning and economic geography. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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  3. Decision-Making on Mega-Projects

    Decision-Making on Mega-Projects

    Edited by Hugo Priemus, Bent Flyvbjerg, Bert van Wee
    This book enlarges the understanding of decision-making on mega-projects and suggest recommendations for a more effective, efficient and democratic approach. Authors from different scientific disciplines address various aspects of the decision-making process, such as management characteristics and cost–benefit analysis, planning and innovation and competition and institutions. The subject matter is highly diverse, but certain questions remain at the forefront. For example, how do we deal with protracted preparation processes, how do we tackle risks and uncertainties, and how can we best divide the risks and responsibilities among the private and public players throughout the different phases of the project? Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  4. Pricing in Road Transport

    Pricing in Road Transport

    Edited by Erik Verhoef, Michiel C.J. Bliemer, Linda Steg, Bert van Wee
    Transport pricing is high on the political agenda throughout the world, but as the authors illustrate, governments seeking to implement this often face challenging questions and significant barriers. The associated policy and research questions cannot always be addressed adequately from a mono-disciplinary perspective. This book shows how a multi-disciplinary approach may lead to new types of analysis and insights, contributing to a better understanding of the intricacies of transport pricing and eventually to a potentially more effective and acceptable design of such policies. The study addresses important policy and research themes such as the possible motives for introducing road transport pricing and potential conflicts between these motives, behavioural responses to transport pricing for households and firms, the modelling of transport pricing, and the acceptability of pricing. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  5. Transport Project Evaluation

    Transport Project Evaluation

    Edited by Elvira Haezendonck
    This book revisits traditional evaluation methods, such as cost–benefit analysis, to try and find a balance between the ever-increasing demand for transport, the search for sustainable mobility and green transport solutions, and the limited financial resources that governments are able to invest in transport infrastructure projects. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  6. Sustainable Automobile Transport

    Sustainable Automobile Transport

    Lisa Ryan, Hal Turton
    Transport, and in particular road transport, represents a significant global threat to long-term sustainable development, and is one of the fastest-growing consumers of final energy and sources of greenhouse gas emissions. In this book, long-term energy–economy–environment scenarios are used to identify the key technological developments required to address the challenges passenger car transport poses to climate change mitigation and energy security. It also considers possible targets for policy support and examines some of the elements that contribute to the significant levels of uncertainty – particularly social and political conditions. The book then builds on this long-term scenario analysis with a broad review of recent empirical examples of relevant policy implementation to identify near-term options for the passenger transportation sector which may promote a shift towards a more sustainable transport system over the longer term. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  7. Globalized Freight Transport

    Globalized Freight Transport

    Edited by Thomas R. Leinbach, Cristina Capineri
    The worldwide movement of freight has emerged as one of the most critical and dynamic aspects of the transport sector. The contributors to this study examine the current state of global freight transport, with an emphasis on Europe and North America and their extra-regional linkages. These original contributions synthesize existing knowledge, highlight new developments, problems and possible solutions, and underscore the need for further research. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  8. Competition in the Railway Industry

    Competition in the Railway Industry

    Edited by José A. Gómez-Ibáñez, Ginés de Rus
    Numerous countries have attempted to improve the performance of their railways by introducing more competition, but there is fierce debate and no consensus on how this is best achieved. This book reveals how railways were an obvious target for reform because they were often losing traffic and money, and because the government was typically deeply involved as either owner or regulator. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  9. The Economic Impacts of Terrorist Attacks

    The Economic Impacts of Terrorist Attacks

    Edited by Harry W. Richardson, Peter Gordon, James E. Moore II
    Focussing on the economics of terrorism in the post 9/11 world, this book brings together original research based on the collaborative efforts of leading economists and planners. The authoritative and expert contributors use a variety of methodological approaches and apply them to different types of terrorist attacks (on airports, highways, seaports, electric power infrastructure, for example). Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 151.00   Web: $ 135.90
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  10. Technological Transitions and System Innovations

    Technological Transitions and System Innovations

    Frank W. Geels
    This important book addresses how long term and large scale shifts from one socio-technical system to another come about, using insights from evolutionary economics, sociology of technology and innovation studies. These major changes involve not just technological changes, but also changes in markets, regulation, culture, industrial networks and infrastructure. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  11. Urban and Regional Transportation Modeling

    Urban and Regional Transportation Modeling

    Edited by Der-Horng Lee
    Honoring David Boyce for his legendary contributions to the fields of transportation modeling and regional science, the chapters in this festschrift highlight and analyze state-of-the-art and state-of-the-practice methodologies and theories in transportation modeling, regional and urban planning. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  12. Financing Transportation Networks

    Financing Transportation Networks

    David M. Levinson
    Pollution, alternative fuels, congestion, intelligent transportation systems, and the shift from construction to maintenance all call for a reconsideration of the existing highway revenue mechanisms, especially the gas tax. David Levinson explores the fundamental theoretical basis of highway finance, in particular the use of tolls, and supports that theory with empirical evidence. The author examines highway finance from the perspective of individual jurisdictions and travellers, and considers their interactions rather than specifying a single optimal solution. Congestion pricing has long been a goal of transportation economists, who believe it will result in a more efficient use of resources. Levinson argues that if the governance were to become more decentralized, and collection costs continue to drop, tolls could return to prominence as the preferred means of financing roads for both local and intercity travel. An approach that creates the local winners necessary to implement road pricing is required before it can be expected to become widespread. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 134.00   Web: $ 120.60
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  13. Entrepreneurs and the Transformation of the Global Economy

    Entrepreneurs and the Transformation of the Global Economy

    Anthony Patrick Ellison
    Anthony Ellison cuts through conventional neo-classical interpretations to expose the indispensable contribution of entrepreneurs in driving the market process and, in particular, in accomplishing the deregulation of the transportation, trade, telecommunications and financial regimes both in North America and across the globe. Entrepreneurs have an important role in any economy, but in this seminal study, the author argues that they have played a crucial part in shaping the contemporary global market. Entrepreneurs and the Transformation of the Global Economy situates the emergence of the contemporary global market economy within an historical context. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  14. Travel Behaviour

    Travel Behaviour

    Edited by Eliahu Stern, IIan Salomon, Piet H.L. Bovy
    Travel Behaviour is a challenging and original volume, adding to the growing literature focusing on understanding transportation systems. The book capitalises on actual scientific and applied developments in Europe, the importance of EC policies and the resultant trend in studying differences between North American and European research. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  15. Reforming Transport Pricing in the European Union

    Reforming Transport Pricing in the European Union

    Edited by Bruno De Borger, Stef Proost
    This timely book deals with the problem of pricing passenger and freight transportation within Europe. The contributors argue that current legislation affecting pricing and regulation is increasingly less successful in dealing with market failures and externalities such as congestion, air pollution, noise and accidents. Technological progress and greater European co-operation has brought increased scope for the reform of transport policies. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 183.00   Web: $ 164.70
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  16. Transport and Environment

    Transport and Environment

    Edited by Eran Feitelson, Erik Verhoef
    The impact of transport on the environment is a major issue of worldwide concern. This important new book presents state-of-the-art contributions on spatial and technological aspects of transport in relation to environmental degradation, together with analysis of sustainable transport policy. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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