Fundamental Concepts and Functions of Passenger and Freight Transportation in Great Britain

Fundamental Concepts and Functions of Passenger and Freight Transportation in Great Britain

by Mengqiu Cao, John Spurling


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This book reveals and discusses existing and potential problems derived from the transport economics domain in relation to their environment, and the social, political and economic impacts, with reference to a wide range of transport modes. It is suitable not only for academics or students, but also for people working in the transport industry. From this book, readers will learn how to apply economic principles to transport, drawing specifically upon a number of case studies of different areas of Great Britain. This book is particularly useful for those who are interested in the subject of transport economics, but may not have studied economics, statistics or mathematics.

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ISBN-13: 9781599426266
Publication date: 01/15/2022
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.29(d)

About the Author

Mengqiu Cao BSc (Hons), GDip, PGCHE, MSc, PhD, FRGS, FRSA, FRSS, FHEA, MCIHT, MILT, MTPS, MeRSA, is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Transport and Urban Planning at the School of Architecture and Cities, University of Westminster, UK. He is also a Guest Lecturer at University College London (UCL), UK.

John Spurling BSc (Hons), Dip TP, PGDip (Law), PGDip (CMI), MRTPI, MCMI, has more than 20 years' experience of town planning within both local government and the private sector in the UK. More recently, he established his own company, JM Spurling Planning Consultants Limited, offering a range of town planning consultancy services. John also currently works as a non-salaried Planning Inspector for Central Government, where he is responsible for determining planning appeals.

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