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Urban Transport V: Urban Transport and the Environment for the 21st Century
     

Urban Transport V: Urban Transport and the Environment for the 21st Century

by L. J. Sucharov (Editor), C. a. Brebbia, J. Bartzis
 
This book contains the proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Urban Transport and the Environment for the 21st Century, which was held in Cambridge, UK, July 26-28, 2000. The following 8 sections organize the 51 papers: Urban Transport Systems; Land Use; Freight; Waste Disposal; Planning, Funding and Management; Noise Studies; Environmental Aspects; and

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This book contains the proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Urban Transport and the Environment for the 21st Century, which was held in Cambridge, UK, July 26-28, 2000. The following 8 sections organize the 51 papers: Urban Transport Systems; Land Use; Freight; Waste Disposal; Planning, Funding and Management; Noise Studies; Environmental Aspects; and Safety and Pedestrianisation.

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City planners and others share their experience and research concerning various attempts to mitigate traffic congestion and environmental damage in cities throughout the world. The 53 papers cover urban transport systems; land use; freight; waste disposal; planning, funding, and management; noise studies; environmental aspects; and safety and pedestrianism. Among the specific topics are integrated railway-tramway transport in Poland, a doubly dynamic assignment model for regular transit systems, a system of mathematical models for simulating land-use and transport interactions, a new cooperative system using electric vans for urban freight transport, quality and optimization in an urban waste removal complex network, legal and administrative possibilities and barriers for sustainable urban transport in Europe, policies for sustainable mobility in Italian cities, environmental performance and external costs when using different fuels to operate taxis in city traffic, and a probability approach for ranking high-accident locations. There is no subject index. Distributed in the US by Computational Mechanics, Inc. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853126956
Publisher:
WIT Press
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Advances in Transport Series
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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