Automobile (Classics in Transport Analysis)

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This collection will be an invaluable source of reference to students, teachers and researchers in the field of transport studies and in other fields of research analysing the impacts of the automobile on modern societies, such as economics, spatial and environmental sciences and the history of technology.
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Perspectives on the Automobile
Pt. I Industry, Technology and System Perspectives
1 The Automobile and Its Industry Under Siege 3
A Century of Transformations 3
2 Epilogue: The Future of the Automobile 50
3 The Automobile Road to Technological Change: Diffusion of the Automobile as a Process of Technological Substitution 56
4 Automobiles and Global Warming: Alternative Fuels and Other Options for Carbon Dioxide Emissions Reduction 88
5 Automotive Vehicle Control Challenges in the 21st Century 122
Pt. II Mobility and Car Ownership Perspectives
6 Human Interaction and Spatial Mobility: Retrospect and Prospect 139
7 Mobility and the Individual in Western Industrial Society 157
8 The Joys of Automobility 176
9 The Future Mobility of the World Population 187
10 Car Demand Modelling and Forecasting. A New Approach 222
11 Modelling Vehicle Ownership and Use in Low Income Countries 238
Pt. III Analysing the Automobile in Networks: Travel Choice Perspectives
12 A Probabilistic Multipath Traffic Assignment Model Which Obviates Path Enumeration 257
13 An Efficient Approach to Solving the Road Network Equilibrium Traffic Assignment Problem 286
14 Transportation Network Equilibrium, Design and Aggregation: Key Developments and Research Opportunities 296
15 Network Equilibrium Models of Urban Location and Travel Choices: A Retrospective Survey 311
16 A Combined Trip Generation, Trip Distribution, Modal Split, and Trip Assignment Model 336
17 Infinite Dimensional Formulations of Some Dynamic Traffic Assignment Models 353
Pt. IV The Automobile and Spatial Development Perspectives
18 Markets and Efficient Resource Allocation in Urban Areas 369
19 Urban Transportation: Paradoxes for the 1980s 383
20 Patterns of Automobile Dependence in Cities: An International Overview of Key Physical and Economic Dimensions with Some Implications for Urban Policy 392
21 Reduction of CO[subscript 2] Emissions of Transport by Reorganisation of Urban Activities 425
22 Comprehensive Regional Modeling for Long-range Planning: Linking Integrated Urban Models and Geographic Information Systems 447
23 Can Land-use Policy Really Affect Travel Behaviour? A Study of the Link Between Non-work Travel and Land-use Characteristics 459
Pt. V Costs, Externalities and Policy Perspectives
24 The Theory and Measurement of Private and Social Cost of Highway Congestion 477
25 Pricing in Urban and Suburban Transport 501
26 Environmental Externalities of Motor-Vehicle Use in the US 515
27 Rates of Time Preference and Consumer Valuations of Automobile Safety and Fuel Efficiency 549
28 Economics and Urban Transportation Policy in the United States 576
29 Restraining Car Traffic in European Cities: An Emerging Role for Road Pricing 597
30 Roads Toward Environmentally Sustainable Transport 610
31 The Efficiency Effects of Transport Policies in the Presence of Externalities and Distortionary Taxes 621
Name Index 649
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