Introduction

The chapter in Part 1 of this volume proved a broad view of the spatial aspects of transport, they review the history of transportation geography, and the continued role of theory in transport, and the related evolution of urban centers. Part 2 outlines the links between transport and spatial form, and it explores particularly the ways in which transport has and does influence urban form, and the principle ways in which transport is an enabler and a shaper of economic and spatial growth. The chapters in Part 3 represent a disaggregation of the preceding chapters in many ways. They have a strong orientation toward looking at the different paradigms that have been used to model land use, and the interactions of land use changes and transportation. They form a backdrop to Part 4, which considers spatial data. Part 5 looks at Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and the applications of GIS in various areas of transport analysis and modeling. Part 6 looks at the issue of how people perceive spatial information, space-time processes, and mental maps. Spatial cognition, leading to the potential behavioral response of individuals to how things are organized in space, and how people respond to the delivery of spatial information, is central to a whole series of questions related to intervention in transport flow platters, and is discussed in Part 7. Part 8 investigates the are of geosimulation, which is an outgrowth of the data, GIS, and GPS techniques that provide the spatial information underpinnings for this type of analysis. Part 9 deals with transportation networks, and Part 10 deals with one of the most important elements in all network-equilibrating processes, time utilization.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Published as Volume 5, Handbooks in Transport series, ISSN 1472-7889.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Elsevier

    The Boulevard, Langford Lane
    Kidlington, Oxford  United Kingdom  OX5 1GB
  • Authors:
    • Haynes, Kingsley E
    • Stopher, Peter R
    • Button, Kenneth J
    • Hensher, David A
  • Publication Date: 2004

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Edition: First
  • Pagination: pp 1-9
  • Monograph Title: Handbook of Transport Geography and Spatial Systems

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  • Accession Number: 01004061
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0080441084
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 14 2005 12:34PM