Handbook of Transport Systems and Traffic Control

Handbook of Transport Systems and Traffic Control

by D.A. Hensher K.J. Button
     
 

ISBN-10: 0080435955

ISBN-13: 9780080435954

Pub. Date: 10/02/2001

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Discusses transport systems and the implementation of related public policy-a relevant topic with contemporary traffic congestion, environmental intrusion, transport safety, and budget issues. A resource for both experienced researchers and those new to the field.  See more details below

Overview

Discusses transport systems and the implementation of related public policy-a relevant topic with contemporary traffic congestion, environmental intrusion, transport safety, and budget issues. A resource for both experienced researchers and those new to the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780080435954
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Publication date:
10/02/2001
Series:
Handbooks in Transport Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
628
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the series
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Transport Planning9
Ch. 3Traffic Reduction21
Ch. 4Equity versus Efficiency in Transport Systems33
Ch. 5The Concept of Optimal Transport Systems47
Ch. 6Economics of Transport Networks61
Ch. 7Traffic Congestion and Congestion Pricing77
Ch. 8Modal Diversion107
Ch. 9Induced Travel and User Benefits: Clarifying Definitions and Measurement for Urban Road Infrastructure125
Ch. 10Cost-benefit Analysis in Transport143
Ch. 11Transport Subsidies175
Ch. 12Transportation Demand Management199
Ch. 13Infrastructure Capacity209
Ch. 14Transport Safety229
Ch. 15Environmental Protection241
Ch. 16Transportation Systems and Economic Development255
Ch. 17Bus Services: Deregulation and Privatization (Lessons for Third World Cities)269
Ch. 18Transportation in Sparsely Populated Regions287
Ch. 19Biking and Walking: The Position of Non-motorized Transport Modes in Transport Systems299
Ch. 20Traffic Calming321
Ch. 21Specialized Transport335
Ch. 22Women and Travel351
Ch. 23Cross-border Traffic359
Ch. 24Parking and Traffic Control375
Ch. 25Road Vehicle Design Standards387
Ch. 26Junction Design399
Ch. 27High-occupancy Routes and Truck Lanes413
Ch. 28Urban Traffic Flow425
Ch. 29Traffic Flow Control439
Ch. 30Traffic Control Devices and Management449
Ch. 31Intelligent Transport Systems461
Ch. 32Transportation Information Systems477
Ch. 33Route Guidance Systems489
Ch. 34Modeling Traffic Signal Control503
Ch. 35Railway Scheduling527
Ch. 36Public Transport Scheduling539
Ch. 37Seaport Terminal Management559
Ch. 38Air Traffic Control Systems571
Ch. 39Airport Slot Controls579
Author Index591
Subject Index597

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