Handbook on Transport and Development

The handbook provides an introduction to transport and development and is organized into three themes: urban structure and travel; transport and spatial impacts; and wider developments in transport and development. Forty-five chapters present the impacts of urban planning and transport planning. The chapter titles are: The Transport and Development Relationship; Urban Structure and Travel; Urban Passenger Transport Energy Consumption and Carbon Dioxide Emissions: A Global Review and Assessment of Some Reduction Strategies; Homes, Jobs and Commuting: Development Location and Travel Outcomes; New Household Location and the Commute to Work: Changes over Time; Spatial Structure and Travel: Trends in Commuting and Non-commuting Travels in US Metropolitan Areas; New Urbanism and Travel; Residential Location and Travel: Hangzhou and Copenhagen Compared to Studies in Cities Worldwide; Public Transport-Orientated Development and Network Effects; The Effects of Neighbourhood Type and Self-Selection on Driving: A Case Study of Northern California; The Role of Attitudes in Accounting for Self-Selection Effects; How Stable are Preferences for Neighbourhood Type and Design in Residential Moves?; Community Design and Active Travel; Street Networks; Transport and Urban Development; Methods for Estimating the Economic Impact of Transportation Improvements: An Interpretive Review; Transport Projects and Wider Economic Impacts; Urban Freight: Freight Strategy, Transport Movements and the Urban Spatial Economy; Spatial Implications of Public Transport Investments in Metropolitan Areas: Some Empirical Evidence Regarding Light Rail and Bus Rapid Transport; High-Speed Trains and Spatial-Economic Impacts. A British-French Comparison on Two Scales: Intra- and Inter-Regional; Assessing the Wider Impacts of the Jubilee Line Extension in East London; The Developmental Impacts of the Madrid Metro Line 12 on Retail Activities Around Stations; Bus Rapid Transit and Buses with High Levels of Service: A Global Overview; The Expansion of Large International Hub Airports; Decision Making and Major Transport Infrastructure Projects: The Role of Project Ownership; Road Pricing, Impacts and Cost Effectiveness; Incomes, Accessibility and Transport Poverty; Development and Social Policy: The Role of Transport in Social Development, in the United Kingdom (UK) Context; The Car in the Neighbourhood: Residential Design and Social Outcomes in Southern Germany; Accessibility: Theory and Practice in the Netherlands and UK; More Than A to B: Cultures of Mobilities and Travel; Car Fixation, Socialization and Opportunities for Change; Telecommunications and Travel; E-Retailing, the Network Society and Travel; Parents, Children and Automobility: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities; Old Age and the Importance of the Car in Maintaining Activity Patterns in Scandinavia; Ageing Populations and Travel; Investigating Urban Oil Vulnerability; Troublesome Leisure Travel: Counterproductive Sustainable Transport Policies; The Future of Transport and Development in the New Millennium: The Inescapable Implications of Climate Change; The Value of Transition Management for Sustainable Transport; The Regional Tram-Train of Kassel, Germany: How Regional Responsibility Leads to Local Success; The Making of European Transport Policy; Understanding Process. Can Transport Research Come to Terms with Temporality?; and Transport and Development – What Next?


  • English

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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 736p

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  • Accession Number: 01575222
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9780857937254
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 2015 4:55PM