Transport planning & policy

    Geographic Knowledge Infrastructure

    By Robert Laurini

    Hardback Save £13.33 = £65.62

    Geographic Knowledge Engineering: Applications to Territorial Intelligence and Smart Cities studies the specific nature of geographic knowledge and the structure of geographic knowledge bases. Geographic relations, ontologies, gazetteers and rules are detailed as the basic components of such bases, and these rules are defined to develop our understanding of the...

    Planning the Mobile Metropolis

    By Luca Bertolini

    Paperback £31.16

    Our economic welfare and social well-being depend on our mobility. But our means of travel threaten the planet's sustainability. In this innovative text, Luca Bertolini shows how mobility planning - which takes seriously the demands of both urban and transport planning - offers solutions to transport challenges in the 21st...

    Road Taken

    By Henry Petroski

    Paperback £11.45

    A renowned historian and engineer explores the past, present, and future of America's crumbling infrastructure. Acclaimed engineer and historian Henry Petroski explores our core infrastructure from both historical and contemporary perspectives, explaining how essential their maintenance is to America's economic health. Petroski reveals the genesis of the many parts of...

    Tourism, Public Transport and Sustainable Mobility

    By C. Michael Hall

    Paperback Save £5.03 = £24.92

    This book offers a comprehensive global examination of the relationship between public transport and tourism. It offers a unique analysis of the transport experience and shows how the public transport system, the tourism industry and the environment all benefit when public transport is widely used by tourists.

    Public Transport

    By Peter R. White

    Paperback Save £1.52 = £37.47

    Revised edition of the author's Public transport, 2009.

    The Geography of Transport Systems

    By Jean-Paul Rodrigue

    Paperback Save £4.48 = £41.51

    Revised edition of The geography of transport systems, 2013.

    Global Street Design Guide: Global Designing Cities Initiative

    By National Association of City Transportation Officials

    Hardback Save £6.09 = £31.91

    The Global Street Design Guide is a timely resource that sets a global baseline for designing streets and public spaces and redefines the role of streets in a rapidly urbanizing world. The guide will broaden how to measure the success of urban streets.

    Are Trams Socialist?: Why Britain Has No Transport Policy

    By Christian Wolmar

    Paperback Save £0.04 = £9.95

    If you have ever wondered why the roads are congested, the trains are full and the buses are no longer running, this book provides the answers. The UK has never had a proper transport policy and it desperately needs one to address the twin challengers of getting people around cheaply...

    Highway Engineering

    By Christopher Cunningham

    Paperback Save £16.54 = £78.46

    This book helps readers maximize effectiveness in all facets of highway engineering including planning, design, operations, safety, and geotechnical engineering. Highway Engineering: Planning, Design, and Operations features a seven part treatment, beginning with a clear and rigorous exposition of highway engineering concepts. These include project development, and the relationship between...

    The End of Automobile Dependence: How Cities are Moving Beyond Car-Based Planning

    By Jeffrey R. Kenworthy

    Paperback Save £4.97 = £28.03

    Looks at how we can accelerate a planning approach to designing urban environments that can function reliably and conveniently on alternative modes, with a refined and more civilized automobile playing a very much reduced and manageable role in urban transportation.

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