Handbook of Transport Geography and Spatial Systems

Handbook of Transport Geography and Spatial Systems

by D.A. Hensher
     
 

Transport systems, the vital arteries of modern societies and economies, shape our world and are shaped by it. The subject of this volume is the dynamic interactions between transport and the physical, economic, and human geographies it weaves though. See more details below

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Transport systems, the vital arteries of modern societies and economies, shape our world and are shaped by it. The subject of this volume is the dynamic interactions between transport and the physical, economic, and human geographies it weaves though.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780080441085
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Publication date:
10/29/2004
Series:
Handbooks in Transport Series
Pages:
694
Product dimensions:
6.76(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.19(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Recent developments in US transport geography13
Ch. 3Institutions, land use and transportation27
Ch. 4Transportation location and environmental justice : a US perspective43
Ch. 5Transport in the urban core67
Ch. 6Economic development and transport hubs77
Ch. 7Transport and spatial clustering97
Ch. 8Connecting mass transit and employment111
Ch. 9Overview of land use transport models127
Ch. 10Integrated land use/transport model requirements147
Ch. 11Lowry-type land use models167
Ch. 12Econometric models of land use and transportation185
Ch. 13Introduction to urban simulation : design and development of operational models203
Ch. 14Evolutionary approaches to transport and spatial systems237
Ch. 15Transportation and urban compactness255
Ch. 16Computable general equilibrium analysis in transportation economics269
Ch. 17Spatial data issues : a historical perspective293
Ch. 18Linking spatial and transportation data309
Ch. 19The role of GIS in land use and transport planning329
Ch. 20The role of GIS in routing and logistics357
Ch. 21GIS and the collection of travel survey data375
Ch. 22GIS and network analysis391
Ch. 23Defining GPS and its capabilities411
Ch. 24GPS, location, and household travel433
Ch. 25GPS and vehicular travel451
Ch. 26Traffic monitoring using GPS469
Ch. 27Other transportation applications of GPS489
Ch. 28Cognitive maps and urban travel501
Ch. 29Spatial processes513
Ch. 30Mental maps533
Ch. 31Geosimulation, automata, and traffic modeling549
Ch. 32Design and analysis of transport networks567
Ch. 33Spatial equilibration in transport networks583
Ch. 34Traffic assignment methods609
Ch. 35Time use and activity systems629
Ch. 36Activities in space and time647

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