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Urban Mobilities in the Global South

Urban Mobilities in the Global South

Forthcoming

Tanu Priya Uteng, Karen Lucas
November 10, 2017

The book considers urban mobilities and immobilities in the Global South through an exploration of the theoretical and methodological entry points that can be used to further the agenda of transport planning. Transport system improvements can (and do) have complex and unequal impacts on different...

Geographies of Transport and Mobility: Prospects and Challenges in an Age of Climate Change

Geographies of Transport and Mobility: Prospects and Challenges in an Age of Climate Change

Stewart Barr, Jan Prillwitz, Tim Ryley, Gareth Shaw
October 16, 2017

Geographies of Transport and Mobility aims to provide a comprehensive and evidenced account of the intellectual and pragmatic challenges for personal mobility in the twenty-first century. In doing so, it argues that geographers have a key role to play in shaping academic and policy debates on...

Territorial Implications of High Speed Rail: A Spanish Perspective

Territorial Implications of High Speed Rail: A Spanish Perspective

José M. de Ureña
January 31, 2017

High Speed Rail's (HSR) main objective is to attract air passengers between big metropolitan areas however the main territorial implications in many cases occur not in these metropolitan areas but in the intermediate cities. These implications open up new spatial planning possibilities such as...

Achieving Sustainable Mobility: Everyday and Leisure-time Travel in the EU

Achieving Sustainable Mobility: Everyday and Leisure-time Travel in the EU

Erling Holden
November 30, 2016

Sustainable mobility has become the new imperative for transport policy. There have been a number of policy attempts at sustainable mobility globally, such as the development of more efficient conventional transport technologies, the promotion of efficient and affordable public transport systems...

Ports, Cities, and Global Supply Chains

Ports, Cities, and Global Supply Chains

James Wang, Daniel Olivier, Theo Notteboom, Brian Slack
November 28, 2016

Global trends in policy and technology related fields are rapidly reshaping the port industry worldwide. International in scope, this volume provides multidisciplinary insights into the role port cities adopt in dealing with global supply chains. Throughout the book, concepts of strategic...

The City as a Terminal: The Urban Context of Logistics and Freight Transport

The City as a Terminal: The Urban Context of Logistics and Freight Transport

Markus Hesse
November 11, 2016

The on-time delivery of goods is regarded as a primary factor of the urban economy and is being monitored by businesses and government alike. However, much analysis of freight transportation and the flow of goods into, out of and within urban areas focuses on functional, business-related...

A Mobile Century?: Changes in Everyday Mobility in Britain in the Twentieth Century

A Mobile Century?: Changes in Everyday Mobility in Britain in the Twentieth Century

Colin G. Pooley, Jean Turnbull, Mags Adams
November 11, 2016

For most people in the developed world, the ability to travel freely on a daily basis is almost taken for granted. Although there is a large volume of literature on contemporary mobility and associated transport problems, there are no comprehensive studies of the ways in which these trends have...

Community-Owned Transport

Community-Owned Transport

Leigh Glover
November 07, 2016

City and state governments around the world are struggling to achieve environmentally sustainable transport. Economic, technological, city and transport planning and human behaviour solutions are often hampered by ineffective implementation. So attention is now turning to institutional,...

The Geographies of Air Transport

The Geographies of Air Transport

Andrew R. Goetz, Lucy Budd
September 09, 2016

Making a detailed contribution to geographies of air transport and aeromobility, this book examines the practices and processes that produce particular patterns of air transport provision both regionally and globally. In so doing, it updates the seminal contributions of Eva Taylor (1945), Kenneth...

Innovation in Public Transport Finance: Property Value Capture

Innovation in Public Transport Finance: Property Value Capture

Shishir Mathur
September 09, 2016

With all levels of governments currently, and for the foreseeable future, under significant fiscal stress, any new transit funding mechanism is to be welcomed. Value capture (VC) is one such mechanism, which involves the identification and capture of a public infrastructure-led increase in property...

Intermodal Freight Terminals: A Life Cycle Governance Framework

Intermodal Freight Terminals: A Life Cycle Governance Framework

Jason Monios, Rickard Bergqvist
June 08, 2016

Much work has been done on port governance yet little has addressed intermodal terminal governance, despite the clear similarities. This book fills that gap by establishing a governance framework for situating analysis of intermodal terminals throughout their life cycle. A version of the product...

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