Public Transport: Its Planning, Management and Operation

Public Transport: Its Planning, Management and Operation

by Peter R. White


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138938229
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/13/2016
Series: Natural and Built Environment Series
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Peter White is Emeritus Professor of Public Transport Systems at the University of Westminster in London, UK. Within this field, his particular interests include rural transport, data collection methods, and the deregulation and privatisation of the bus and coach sectors, together with privatisation of railway systems.

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Chapter One: Organisation and Control of Transport in the British Isles

Chapter Two: The Role of Public Transport

Chapter Three: Data Collection for Public Transport

Chapter Four: Service Quality and Marketing

Chapter Five: The Technology of Bus and Coach Systems

Chapter Six: Urban Railways and Rapid Transit Systems

Chapter Seven: Network Planning

Chapter Eight: Costing and Cost Allocation Methods

Chapter Nine: Pricing Theory and Practice

Chapter Ten: Rural Public Transport

Chapter Eleven: Long-distance public transport

Chapter Twelve: Some Current Policy Issues


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