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The geography of urban transportation edited by Susan Hanson and Genevieve Giuliano. [Text]

Contributor(s): Hanson, Susan | Giuliano, Genevieve.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York The Guilford Press 2004Edition: 3rd ed.Description: xii, 419 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781593850555.Other title: Geography of urban transportation [Text] [Other title].Subject(s): Urban transportation | Local transportation | TransportationDDC classification: 388.4 GEO Online resources: Table of contents.
Contents:
Setting the scene -- The context of urban travel: concepts and recent trends -- City interactions: the dynamics of passenger and freight flows -- Transportation and urban form: stages in the spatial evolution of the American metropolis -- Impact of information technologies -- Planning for movement within cities -- The urban transportation planning process -- Reflections on the planning process -- GIS in urban-regional transportation planning -- Policy issues -- Public transportation -- Land use impacts of transportation investments highway and transit -- Transportation and energy -- The geography of urban transportation finance -- Social and environmental justice issues in urban transportation -- Transportation and the environment -- Managing the auto.
Summary: "In this fully revised and restructural third edition, leading geographers and urban planners present the foundational concepts and methodological tools that readers need to understand and engage with today's pressing policy issues. Updated throughout with a heightened emphasis on policy - and featuring over 100 maps, charts, and photographs - this edition contains new chapters on intercity travel and transportation finance. In addition, a new concluding chapter integrates key themes and provides some practical approaches to solving urban transportation problems."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Setting the scene -- The context of urban travel: concepts and recent trends -- City interactions: the dynamics of passenger and freight flows -- Transportation and urban form: stages in the spatial evolution of the American metropolis -- Impact of information technologies -- Planning for movement within cities -- The urban transportation planning process -- Reflections on the planning process -- GIS in urban-regional transportation planning -- Policy issues -- Public transportation -- Land use impacts of transportation investments highway and transit -- Transportation and energy -- The geography of urban transportation finance -- Social and environmental justice issues in urban transportation -- Transportation and the environment -- Managing the auto.

"In this fully revised and restructural third edition, leading geographers and urban planners present the foundational concepts and methodological tools that readers need to understand and engage with today's pressing policy issues. Updated throughout with a heightened emphasis on policy - and featuring over 100 maps, charts, and photographs - this edition contains new chapters on intercity travel and transportation finance. In addition, a new concluding chapter integrates key themes and provides some practical approaches to solving urban transportation problems."--BOOK JACKET.

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