Linking Europe: Transport Policies and Politics in the European Union

Linking Europe: Transport Policies and Politics in the European Union

by John F.L. Ross, John F. Ross
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275952487

ISBN-13: 9780275952488

Pub. Date: 02/28/1998

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Long overlooked, transport is emerging as an important policy area for the European Union and is a growing source of political tension. This broad-based analysis of the European transport industry includes an in-depth examination of the four major modes: rail, road, air, and shipping, also the EU's growing cross-border transport links. Ross frames this

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Overview

Long overlooked, transport is emerging as an important policy area for the European Union and is a growing source of political tension. This broad-based analysis of the European transport industry includes an in-depth examination of the four major modes: rail, road, air, and shipping, also the EU's growing cross-border transport links. Ross frames this discussion with a look at the role of transport in the overall European political economy—past, present, and future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275952488
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/1998
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Abbreviations

European Transport: Progress and Problems

Perspectives on European Transport

The Common Transport Policy: The EU's Unfinished Legacy

Modal Developments in European Transport

Iron Roosters: The Railroads

Insolent Chariots: The Road Sector

Birds of Prey: The Airlines

Ships of Fortune: Maritime Transport

European Transport Towards the 21st Century

Structural, Transnational and Multi-Modal Initiatives

Europe's Incomplete Transport Revolution

Bibliography

Index

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