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Transportation Planning

Edited by Yoram Shiftan, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel, Kenneth Button, University Professor, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University, US and Peter Nijkamp, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS) in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands and the Universitatea Alexandru Ioan Cuza din Iasi, Iasi, Romania
Transportation planning deals with the ways in which governments at various levels try to ensure the effective and efficient movement of people and goods. For this collection, the editors have selected the key previously published papers which analyse some of the major methodological issues involved in modern transportation planning and discuss the main policy questions and debates. The wide range of topics covered includes traffic assignment, developments in modelling travel behaviour, urban travel, the effect of modern telecommunications on travel, congestion and pricing policy.
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Transportation planning deals with the ways in which governments at various levels try to ensure the effective and efficient movement of people and goods. For this collection, the editors have selected the key previously published papers which analyse some of the major methodological issues involved in modern transportation planning and discuss the main policy questions and debates. The wide range of topics covered includes traffic assignment, developments in modelling travel behaviour, urban travel, the effect of modern telecommunications on travel, congestion and pricing policy.

The book includes a new authoritative introduction which offers a comprehensive overview of the themes and ideas raised in the articles.
36 articles, dating from 1958 to 2002
Contributors include: C. Clark, R. Crane, A. Daly, A. Downs, S. Glaister, D. McFadden, P. Mokhtarian, A. Tversky, E. Verhoef, M. Wachs
Contents:

Acknowledgements

Series Preface Kenneth Button and Peter Nijkamp

Introduction Transportation Planning: Scoping the Scene Yoram Shiftan, Kenneth Button and Peter Nijkamp

PART I TRAFFIC ASSIGNMENT
1. Larry J. LeBlanc, Edward K. Morlok and William P. Pierskalla (1975), ‘An Efficient Approach to Solving the Road Network Equilibrium Traffic Assignment Problem’
2. Carlos F. Daganzo and Yosef Sheffi (1977), ‘On Stochastic Models of Traffic Assignment’
3. M.J. Smith (1979), ‘The Existence, Uniqueness and Stability of Traffic Equilibria’
4. Suzanne P. Evans (1976), ‘Derivation and Analysis of Some Models for Combining Trip Distribution and Assignment’

PART II TRAVEL BEHAVIOR AND CHOICE MODELING
5. Daniel McFadden (1974), ‘The Measurement of Urban Travel Demand’
6. Amos Tversky (1972), ‘Elimination by Aspects: A Theory of Choice’
7. W.W. Recker, M.G. McNally and G.S. Root (1986), ‘A Model of Complex Travel Behavior: Part I – Theoretical Development’
8. Andrew Daly (1987), ‘Estimating “Tree” Logit Models’
9. David A. Hensher (1994), ‘Stated Preference Analysis of Travel Choices: The State of Practice’
10. Susan Handy (1996), ‘Methodologies for Exploring the Link between Urban Form and Travel Behavior’
11. Moshe Ben-Akiva, Daniel McFadden, Kenneth Train, Joan Walker, Chandra Bhat, Michel Bierlaire, Denis Bolduc, Axel Boersch-Supan, David Brownstone, David S. Bunch, Andrew Daly, Andre de Palma, Dinesh Gopinath, Anders Karlstrom and Marcela A. Munizaga (2002), ‘Hybrid Choice Models: Progress and Challenges’

PART III ECONOMIC EVALUATION
12. William S. Vickrey (1969), ‘Congestion Theory and Transport Investment’
13. Sergio R. Jara-Díaz and Marcelo Farah (1987), ‘Transport Demand and Users’ Benefits with Fixed Income: The Goods/Leisure Trade Off Revisited’
14. Don H. Pickrell (1992), ‘A Desire Named Streetcar: Fantasy and Fact in Rail Transit Planning’
15. Nathaniel Lichfield (1992), ‘Comparability: The Way Ahead in Transport Evaluation’

PART IV URBAN FORM AND TRAVEL
16. Colin Clark (1958), ‘Transport - Maker and Breaker of Cities’
17. Bruce W. Hamilton (1982), ‘Wasteful Commuting’
18. Robert Cervero (1989), ‘Jobs-Housing Balancing and Regional Mobility’
19. David M. Levinson and Ajay Kumar (1994), ‘The Rational Locator: Why Travel Times Have Remained Stable’
20. Randall Crane (2000), ‘The Influence of Urban Form on Travel: An Interpretive Review’

PART V TELECOMMUNICATION AND TRAVEL
21. Lesley A. Albertson (1977), ‘Telecommunications as a Travel Substitute: Some Psychological, Organizational, and Social Aspects’
22. Jean Gottmann (1983), ‘Urban Settlements and Telecommunications’
23. Ilan Salomon (1985), ‘Telecommunications and Travel: Substitution or Modified Mobility?’
24. Ram M. Pendyala, Konstadinos G. Goulias and Ryuichi Kitamura (1991), ‘Impact of Telecommuting on Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Household Travel’
25. Patricia L. Mokhtarian (1991), ‘Telecommuting and Travel: State of the Practice, State of the Art’

PART VI CONGESTION, THE PRIVATE CAR AND PUBLIC TRANSPORT
26. Anthony Downs (1962), ‘The Law of Peak-Hour Expressway Congestion’
27. Sir Colin Buchanan and Geoffrey Crow (1974), ‘An Integrated Transport System’
28. Melvin M. Webber (1976), ‘The BART Experience – What Have We Learned?’
29. Martin Wachs (1993), ‘Learning from Los Angeles: Transport, Urban Form, and Air Quality’
30. Donald C. Shoup (1999), ‘The Trouble with Minimum Parking Requirements’
31. Phil Goodwin (1999), ‘Transformation of Transport Policy in Great Britain’

PART VII PRICING POLICY
32. Stephen Glaister and David Lewis (1978), ‘An Integrated Fares Policy for Transport in London’
33. Martin Wachs (1989), ‘U.S. Transit Subsidy Policy: In Need of Reform’
34. A.A. Walters (1961), ‘The Theory and Measurement of Private and Social Cost of Highway Congestion’
35. Kenneth A. Small (1992), ‘Using the Revenues from Congestion Pricing’
36. Erik T. Verhoef, Peter Nijkamp and Piet Rietveld (1997), ‘The Social Feasibility of Road Pricing: A Case Study for the Randstad Area’

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