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Urban transport in the developing world : a handbook of policy and practice / edited by Harry T. Dimitriou, Ralph Gakenheimer.

Contributor(s): Dimitriou, Harry T | Gakenheimer, Ralph Albert.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northhampton, MA : Edward Elgar, 2011Description: xxiv 631 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780857931399 (pbk.); 9781847202055 (hbk.); 1847202055 (hbk.).Subject(s): Urban transportation policy -- Developing countriesDDC classification: 388.4091724 URB Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Transport and city development : understanding the fundamentals / Harry T. Dimitriou -- Land use and transport in rapidly motorizing cities : contexts of controversy / Ralph Gakenheimer -- An international comparative perspective on fast-rising motorization and automobile dependence / Jeffrey Kenworthy -- The future of energy for urban transport / Andreas Schäfer -- Environmental challenges of urban transport : the impacts of motorization / John Ernst -- Economic fall-out of failing urban transport systems : an institutional analysis / Elliott Sclar and Julie Touber -- Non-motorized urban transport as neglected modes / V. Setty Pendakur -- Poverty and urban mobility : diagnosis toward a new understanding / Xavier Godard -- Institutional and political support for urban transport / Edward Dotson -- Environmental evaluation in urban transport / Michael Replogle -- Equity evaluation of urban transport / Eduardo A. Vasconcellos -- Use and abuse of economic appraisal of urban transport projects / Walter Hook -- Road crashes and low-income cities : impacts and options / Any Aeron-Thomas and Goff Jacobs -- Bus rapid transit : a review of recent advances / Lloyd Wright -- Rail rapid transit advances / Roger J. Allport -- Informal public transport : a global perspective / Robert Cervero and Aaron Golub -- Options for travel demand management : traffic bans versus pricing / Anjali Mahendra -- Mainstreaming sustainable urban transport : putting the pieces together / Christopher Zegras -- Conclusions : emergent crucial themes / Harry T. Dimitrou and Ralph Gakenheimer.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Transport and city development : understanding the fundamentals / Harry T. Dimitriou -- Land use and transport in rapidly motorizing cities : contexts of controversy / Ralph Gakenheimer -- An international comparative perspective on fast-rising motorization and automobile dependence / Jeffrey Kenworthy -- The future of energy for urban transport / Andreas Schäfer -- Environmental challenges of urban transport : the impacts of motorization / John Ernst -- Economic fall-out of failing urban transport systems : an institutional analysis / Elliott Sclar and Julie Touber -- Non-motorized urban transport as neglected modes / V. Setty Pendakur -- Poverty and urban mobility : diagnosis toward a new understanding / Xavier Godard -- Institutional and political support for urban transport / Edward Dotson -- Environmental evaluation in urban transport / Michael Replogle -- Equity evaluation of urban transport / Eduardo A. Vasconcellos -- Use and abuse of economic appraisal of urban transport projects / Walter Hook -- Road crashes and low-income cities : impacts and options / Any Aeron-Thomas and Goff Jacobs -- Bus rapid transit : a review of recent advances / Lloyd Wright -- Rail rapid transit advances / Roger J. Allport -- Informal public transport : a global perspective / Robert Cervero and Aaron Golub -- Options for travel demand management : traffic bans versus pricing / Anjali Mahendra -- Mainstreaming sustainable urban transport : putting the pieces together / Christopher Zegras -- Conclusions : emergent crucial themes / Harry T. Dimitrou and Ralph Gakenheimer.

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