Handbook of Transport Geography and Spatial Systems

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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.

Audience: Librarians and researchers in the fields of transportation, geography, regional science, planning and economics.

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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)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 Recent developments in US transport geography 13
Ch. 3 Institutions, land use and transportation 27
Ch. 4 Transportation location and environmental justice : a US perspective 43
Ch. 5 Transport in the urban core 67
Ch. 6 Economic development and transport hubs 77
Ch. 7 Transport and spatial clustering 97
Ch. 8 Connecting mass transit and employment 111
Ch. 9 Overview of land use transport models 127
Ch. 10 Integrated land use/transport model requirements 147
Ch. 11 Lowry-type land use models 167
Ch. 12 Econometric models of land use and transportation 185
Ch. 13 Introduction to urban simulation : design and development of operational models 203
Ch. 14 Evolutionary approaches to transport and spatial systems 237
Ch. 15 Transportation and urban compactness 255
Ch. 16 Computable general equilibrium analysis in transportation economics 269
Ch. 17 Spatial data issues : a historical perspective 293
Ch. 18 Linking spatial and transportation data 309
Ch. 19 The role of GIS in land use and transport planning 329
Ch. 20 The role of GIS in routing and logistics 357
Ch. 21 GIS and the collection of travel survey data 375
Ch. 22 GIS and network analysis 391
Ch. 23 Defining GPS and its capabilities 411
Ch. 24 GPS, location, and household travel 433
Ch. 25 GPS and vehicular travel 451
Ch. 26 Traffic monitoring using GPS 469
Ch. 27 Other transportation applications of GPS 489
Ch. 28 Cognitive maps and urban travel 501
Ch. 29 Spatial processes 513
Ch. 30 Mental maps 533
Ch. 31 Geosimulation, automata, and traffic modeling 549
Ch. 32 Design and analysis of transport networks 567
Ch. 33 Spatial equilibration in transport networks 583
Ch. 34 Traffic assignment methods 609
Ch. 35 Time use and activity systems 629
Ch. 36 Activities in space and time 647
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