Spatial Interaction and the Gravity Model11. At times provocative, the book tackles issues as diverse as vehicle technology, full-cost pricing, and educating for change, and gives clear messages about the way forward. Written in a clear, straightforward style, the volume emphasizes real-world applications of the concepts discussed and identifies promising directions for future research. The Potential of Alternative Fuels 20. The Special Role of Speed and Speed Limit Policies15. This comprehensive text provides an authoritative introduction to transportation geography. Its coverage is vast--beyond widely discussed topics like climate change, energy depletion, and local air pollution, Sustainable Transportation also chronicles the societal costs of road fatalities, oil spills, and traffic jams.
Technological, urban planning, and demand management approaches to solving such problems are critically reviewed. As a text, it is sure to dominate the field for the next decade. No advanced mathematical knowledge on the part of the reader is assumed. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. A History of Transportation 3. This identification of research gaps is one of the greatest strengths of the book. It concludes on a positive note of sustainability that is both optimistic and judicious.
An Introduction to the Range of Possible Solutions Pricing9. Will interest public and regional planners as well as geographers. Thus, while it is fune as a textbook on and a review of transportation geography, the book can also inform those who want knowledge on specific topics. The spine may show signs of wear. During his career at Indiana University he has directed 16 transportation research projects for state and federal transportation agencies and published more than 200 research papers and reports. With a primary focus on the United States, the volume also examines problems and trends in Europe and other parts of the developed world.
Societal Trends and Their Impact on Transport19. The Prediction Problem of Flow Generation10. This timely text provides a framework for developing systems that move people and products efficiently while minimizing damage to the local and global environment. Author Bio William Black is Professor of Geography and Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University. Women and Travel: The Sustainability Implications of Changing Roles 20. Transportation and Transportation Geography References. This book integrates social, economic, and behavioral sciences into the transportation field.
No advanced mathematical knowledge on the part of the reader is assumed. This timely text provides a framework for developing systems that move people and products efficiently while minimizing damage to the local and global environment. The analytical message is clear and the coverage is excellent. Covers all the basics, analytical methods, and policy implications. The book offers a uniquely comprehensive perspective on the problems surrounding current transportation systems: climate change, urban air pollution, diminishing petroleum reserves, safety issues, and congestion. No advanced mathematical knowledge on the part of the reader is assumed. About the Author William R.
The papers presented here originated at a conference on Social Change and Sustainable Transport held at the University of California at Berkeley in March 1999, under the auspices of the European Science Foundation and the National Science Foundation. Social Change and Sustainability of Transport 8. Students in geography, planning, sociology, public affairs, environmental science, and civil engineering would flock to a course organized around this text. Transport Planning: Rationale and Process 14. The book offers a uniquely comprehensive perspective on the problems surrounding current transportation systems: climate change, urban air pollution, diminishing petroleum reserves, safety issues, and congestion. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Introducing Environmental Equity Concerns into the Discourse on Sustainable Transport: A Research Agenda 19.
He has written numerous articles in the area of sustainable transportation and planning. Research Issues Regarding Societal Change and Transport: An Update4. The Problem of Sustainability in the Transport Sector2. With a primary focus on the United States, the volume also examines problems and trends in Europe and other parts of the developed world. Measurement of Transportation Networks 6.
The Finite Nature of Petroleum Reserves6. Readers interested in networks, flow analysis, and spatial interaction will find it especially indispensable. This book should be required reading for all transportation researchers and analysts. Methods of Flow Analysis 9. Urban Form: Planning for Sustainability12.