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Spaces for Highly Mobile People: Emerging Practices of Mobility in Italy

Spaces for Highly Mobile People: Emerging Practices of Mobility in Italy

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Bruna Vendemmia
July 14, 2020

This book explores how emerging mobility practices have transformed spaces in order to fit the needs of highly mobile people, as well as the changing relationship between people and territory. It establishes an interdisciplinary and a multiscalar approach to mobility analysis and mobility design...

Gendering Smart Mobilities

Gendering Smart Mobilities

1st Edition

Tanu Priya Uteng, Hilda Rømer Christensen, Lena Levin
January 21, 2020

This book considers gender perspectives on the ‘smart’ turn in urban and transport planning to effect-ively provide ‘mobility for all’ while simultaneously attending to the goal of creating green and inclusive cities. It deals with the conceptualisation, design, planning, and execution of the...

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

1st Edition

Stewart Barr, Jan Prillwitz, Tim Ryley, Gareth Shaw
August 31, 2019

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...

Community-Owned Transport

Community-Owned Transport

1st Edition

Leigh Glover
December 19, 2018

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,...

Spaces of Congestion and Traffic: Politics and Technologies in Twentieth-Century London

Spaces of Congestion and Traffic: Politics and Technologies in Twentieth-Century London

1st Edition

David Rooney
August 13, 2018

This book provides a political history of urban traffic congestion in the twentieth century, and explores how and why experts from a range of professional disciplines have attempted to solve what they have called ‘the traffic problem’. It draws on case studies of historical traffic projects in...

Urban Mobilities in the Global South

Urban Mobilities in the Global South

1st Edition

Tanu Priya Uteng, Karen Lucas
December 01, 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...

Territorial Implications of High Speed Rail: A Spanish Perspective

Territorial Implications of High Speed Rail: A Spanish Perspective

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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...

The Geographies of Air Transport

The Geographies of Air Transport

1st Edition

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...

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