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Handbook of transport systems and traffic control

Author: Kenneth Button; David A Hensher
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Pergamon, 2001.
Series: Handbooks in transport, 3.
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Discusses transport systems and the implementation of related public policy - a relevant topic with contemporary traffic congestion, environmental intrusion, transport safety, and budget issues. This  Read more...

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Handbook of transport systems and traffic control.
Amsterdam ; New York : Pergamon, 2001
(OCoLC)606640836
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Button; David A Hensher
ISBN: 0080435955 9780080435954
OCLC Number: 47927745
Description: xxiii, 602 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction / Kenneth J. Button and David A. Hensher --
Ch. 2. Transport Planning / David Banister --
Ch. 3. Traffic Reduction / Phillip B. Goodwin --
Ch. 4. Equity versus Efficiency in Transport Systems / Chris Nash --
Ch. 5. The Concept of Optimal Transport Systems / Roger Vickerman --
Ch. 6. Economics of Transport Networks / Kenneth J. Button --
Ch. 7. Traffic Congestion and Congestion Pricing / Robin Lindsey and Erik Verhoef --
Ch. 8. Modal Diversion / David A. Hensher Ch. 9. Induced Travel and User Benefits: Clarifying Definitions and Measurement for Urban Road Infrastructure / Peter W. Abelson and David A. Hensher --
Ch. 10. Cost-benefit Analysis in Transport / Peter Mackie and John Nellthorp --
Ch. 11. Transport Subsidies / Werner Rothengatter --
Ch. 12. Transportation Demand Management / Jonathan L. Gifford and Odd J. Stalebrink --
Ch. 13. Infrastructure Capacity / T. R. Lakshmanan and William P. Anderson --
Ch. 14. Transport Safety / Ian Savage --
Ch. 15. Environmental Protection / Emile Quinet and Daniel Sperling Ch. 16. Transportation Systems and Economic Development / Kingsley Haynes and Kenneth J. Button --
Ch. 17. Bus Services: Deregulation and Privatization (Lessons for Third World Cities) / Alan Armstrong-Wright --
Ch. 18. Transportation in Sparsely Populated Regions / Ake E. Andersson --
Ch. 19. Biking and Walking: The Position of Non-motorized Transport Modes in Transport Systems / Piet Rietveld --
Ch. 20. Traffic Calming / Ray Brindle Ch. 21. Specialized Transport / David Gillingwater and Nick Tyler --
Ch. 22. Women and Travel / Laurie A. Schintler --
Ch. 23. Cross-border Traffic / Kenneth J. Button --
Ch. 24. Parking and Traffic Control / William Young Ch. 25. Road Vehicle Design Standards / Michael C. Case and Max G. Lay --
Ch. 26. Junction Design / Roger N. Bird --
Ch. 27. High-occupancy Routes and Truck Lanes / David Pitfield and Robert Watson --
Ch. 28. Urban Traffic Flow / Anthony D. May --
Ch. 29. Traffic Flow Control / Laurie Schintler Ch. 30. Traffic Control Devices and Management / Kenneth J. Button --
Ch. 31. Intelligent Transport Systems / Michael A. P. Taylor --
Ch. 32. Transportation Information Systems / Brien Benson --
Ch. 33. Route Guidance Systems / Donna Nelson and Philip J. Tarnoff --
Ch. 34. Modeling Traffic Signal Control / Mike Smith, Janet Clegg and Robert Yarrow Ch. 35. Railway Scheduling / Robert Watson --
Ch. 36. Public Transport Scheduling / Avishai Ceder --
Ch. 37. Seaport Terminal Management / Brian Thomas --
Ch. 38. Air Traffic Control Systems / George L. Donohue --
Ch. 39. Airport Slot Controls / Ata M. Khan.
Series Title: Handbooks in transport, 3.
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth J. Button, David A. Hensher.
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