eBook The SAGE Handbook of Transport Studies, 1st Edition

  • Jean-Paul Rodrigue
  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1446266060
  • ISBN-13: 9781446266069
  • DDC: 388
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 464 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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The SAGE Handbook of Transport Studies is an authoritative survey of contemporary transportation systems in view of economic, social, technical and 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 the discipline. 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. This Handbook will be an indispensible resource for academics, planners, and policy-makers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Contributors.
1: Introduction.
2: The Handbook of Transport Studies.
3: Transport in the Global World.
4: Transport and Globalization.
5: Transborder Transportation.
6: Containerization and Intermodal Transportation.
7: Global Air Transportation.
8: Maritime Transportation and Seaports.
9: Transport in Regions and Localities.
10: Urban Transportation and Land Use.
11: City Logistics.
12: The Siting and Setting of Airport Terminals.
13: Freight Distribution Centres, Freight Clusters and Logistic Parks.
14: The Role of Inland Terminals in Intermodal Transport Development.
15: Transport, Economy and Society.
16: Transport Markets.
17: Transport and Economic Development.
18: Impacts of ICT on Travel Behavior: A Tapestry of Relationships.
19: Transport and Social Exclusion.
20: Transport Policy.
21: Transport Policy Instruments.
22: Transport Pricing and Subsidy.
23: Transport, Travel and Health in Public Policy: A Journey Begun.
24: Transport Networks and Models.
25: Transport Flow, Distribution and Allocation Models, Traffic Assignment and Forecasting.
26: Structure and Dynamics of Transportation Networks: Models, Methods and Applications.
27: Locational Transport Models: Production and Attraction.
28: Incident and Emergency Management in Traffic.
29: Transport and the Environment.
30: Transport and Energy Use.
31: Transport, Climate Change and the Environment.
32: Green Supply Chain Management.