The SAGE Handbook of Transport Studies

The SAGE Handbook of Transport Studies

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The SAGE Handbook of Transport Studies is an authoritative survey of contemporary transportation systems examined in terms of economic, social, and technical issues, as well as environmental challenges. Incorporating an extensive range of approaches - from modes, terminals, planning and policy to more recent developments related to supply chain management, information systems and sustainability/ecology - the work provides a cohesive and extensive overview of transport studies. Authored by international experts in their field, each individual chapter bridges a broad range of conceptual, theoretical and geographical perspectives, and the Handbook is divided into six sections: a€c Transport in the Global World a€c Transport in Regions and Localities a€c Transport, Economy and Society a€c Transport Policy a€c Transport Networks and Models a€c Transport and the Environment This Handbook will be an indispensible resource for academics, planners, and policy-makers.Figure 20.6 Application of ABMs to road networks a€” the case of the road system in Mexico: (a) road system of Mexico in 2005; (b) short roads ... (c) short roads based on a distance of under 6% of their maximum, and more than 10, 000 inhabitants Source: National Institute of ... without a central authority or planner that can be applied to the analysis of the existence, geometry, or hierarchy in road networks.

Title:The SAGE Handbook of Transport Studies
Author:Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Theo Notteboom, Jon Shaw
Publisher:SAGE - 2013-06-20


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