Transport Networks in Europe: Concepts, Analysis and Policies

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Collects revised versions of 17 papers presented to the European Research Conference on Policies on European Networks in April 1995. Papers are divided into two parts<-->concepts, analysis and modeling; and network policies<-->and provide policy recommendations for sustainable networks at the European, national and urban levels. Key issues discussed include regional development, congestion, urban transport policy, private-public cooperation, environmental sustainability, and transport borders and barriers. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781858985824
  • Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/1998
  • Pages: 384

Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Figures
List of Contributors
1 European Transport Networks: A Strategic View 1
2 Assessing Changes in Integrated European Transport Network Operations 15
3 Synergy in Networks: Concepts 35
4 The Concept of Network Synergies in Economic Theory: Policy Implications 57
5 Managing Openness in Transport and Regional Development: An Active Space Approach 84
6 Traffic Congestion and Behavioural Reactions: Policy Implications Exemplified for the Dutch Case 103
7 Models and Tools to Design Strategies for Freight Transport: An Example for the Netherlands 123
8 Risk Behaviour, Network Adoption and Use under Uncertainty and Externalities 140
9 Measurement and Measures of Network Accessibility: Economic Perspectives 161
10 The Public-Private Nexus in Financing Infrastructure Investment 183
11 Partnerships and Responsibilities in Transport: European and Urban Policy Priorities 202
12 Public Transit Subsidy: From the Economics of Welfare to the Theory of Incentives 224
13 Public Transport Efficiency and Effectiveness: Metro de Madrid 248
14 Network Impacts of Changes in the European Aviation Industry 265
15 Borders and Barriers and Changing Opportunities for Border Regional Development 291
16 Design and Assessment of Long Term Sustainable Transport System Scenarios 307
17 Transport at the Edge of Mobility and Sustainability 333
Index 351
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