TRANSPORTATION GEOGRAPHY: COMMENTS AND READINGS

This textbook is a compilation of articles and papers by various authors and is presented under seven headings as follows: part (1) transportation geography: an overview; part (2) network analysis (graph theoretic concepts, connectivity of the interstate highway system, linkage importance in a regional highway network, population and accessibility: an analysis of Turkish railroads); part (3) flow analysis (concepts and methods in commodity flow analysis, the application of linear programming to geographic problems, aggregation and gravity models: some empirical evidence, least cost flows in a capacitated network: a Brazilian example); part (4) modal systems (the geography of railroad piggyback operations, ships and shipping: the geographical consequences of technological progress, elements in inter-port competition in the United States, development of air transport); part (5) interdependencies-systems and circulation (government influence on transport decision-making in Thailand, air travel: towards a behavioral geography of discretionary travel, the geography of communications, flows of information and the location of economic activities, spatial reorganization: a model and concept); part (6) specific problem areas (transport expansion in underdeveloped countries: a comparative analysis, transportation planning in developing countries, evaluating construction prorities of farm-to-market roads in developing countries: a case study, depressed regions and transportation investment, transport inputs at urban residential sites, automobile commuting in large suburbs: a comparative analysis of private car use in the daily journey to work, land use travel movement relationships, micromovement and the urban dweller); part (7) development of transportation geography. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    McGraw-Hill Book Company Limited, England

    Shoppenhangers Road
    Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 2QL,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Eliot, A R
  • Publication Date: 1974

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 528 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00133632
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 22 1976 12:00AM