Handbook of Transport Systems and Traffic Control

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780080435954
  • Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
  • Publication date: 10/2/2001
  • 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. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 Transport Planning 9
Ch. 3 Traffic Reduction 21
Ch. 4 Equity versus Efficiency in Transport Systems 33
Ch. 5 The Concept of Optimal Transport Systems 47
Ch. 6 Economics of Transport Networks 61
Ch. 7 Traffic Congestion and Congestion Pricing 77
Ch. 8 Modal Diversion 107
Ch. 9 Induced Travel and User Benefits: Clarifying Definitions and Measurement for Urban Road Infrastructure 125
Ch. 10 Cost-benefit Analysis in Transport 143
Ch. 11 Transport Subsidies 175
Ch. 12 Transportation Demand Management 199
Ch. 13 Infrastructure Capacity 209
Ch. 14 Transport Safety 229
Ch. 15 Environmental Protection 241
Ch. 16 Transportation Systems and Economic Development 255
Ch. 17 Bus Services: Deregulation and Privatization (Lessons for Third World Cities) 269
Ch. 18 Transportation in Sparsely Populated Regions 287
Ch. 19 Biking and Walking: The Position of Non-motorized Transport Modes in Transport Systems 299
Ch. 20 Traffic Calming 321
Ch. 21 Specialized Transport 335
Ch. 22 Women and Travel 351
Ch. 23 Cross-border Traffic 359
Ch. 24 Parking and Traffic Control 375
Ch. 25 Road Vehicle Design Standards 387
Ch. 26 Junction Design 399
Ch. 27 High-occupancy Routes and Truck Lanes 413
Ch. 28 Urban Traffic Flow 425
Ch. 29 Traffic Flow Control 439
Ch. 30 Traffic Control Devices and Management 449
Ch. 31 Intelligent Transport Systems 461
Ch. 32 Transportation Information Systems 477
Ch. 33 Route Guidance Systems 489
Ch. 34 Modeling Traffic Signal Control 503
Ch. 35 Railway Scheduling 527
Ch. 36 Public Transport Scheduling 539
Ch. 37 Seaport Terminal Management 559
Ch. 38 Air Traffic Control Systems 571
Ch. 39 Airport Slot Controls 579
Author Index 591
Subject Index 597
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