Urban Transportation and Logistics: Health, Safety, and Security Concerns

Intelligent transportation systems (ITS) applications, as well as those of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), are addressed in this book as they relate to urban logistics. Supply chains, road safety in hazardous material transport, and logistics and transport design in mixed traffic areas are considered. Also introduced is the concept of the megalopolis and along with it, the need for an improvement in planing as relates to freight transportation, city logistic planning, and human usage. Topics covered include the following: Hazardous material transport; Healthy transport; Road safety; Network design for freight transport and supply chain; Transport and logistics in Asian cities; Vehicle routing and scheduling with uncertainty; Urban transport and logistics in natural disasters; and Future perspectives on urban freight transport.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Web
  • Features: Figures; Illustrations; References;
  • Pagination: 280p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01539551
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9781482209112
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 21 2014 3:02PM