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Accessibility and the bus system : transforming the world

Author: Nick Tyler
Publisher: London : ICE Publishing, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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'Accessibility and the Bus System' explores the role of the bus system in enabling cities to function sustainably and efficiently by providing the necessary resources to support growing populations. The book takes a comprehensive view of what buses can and cannot do, and how to maximise the bus system's positive contribution while minimising the negative impacts.--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Tyler
ISBN: 9780727759801 0727759809
OCLC Number: 938790774
Notes: Previous edition published as: Accessibility and the bus system : from concepts to practice : London : Thomas Telford, 2002.
Description: xiv, 396 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Cities and their need for a transport system2. Determining who should have what: capabilities, equality, equity, difference and wellbeing3. The four pillars: Accessibility, Mobility, Movement and Transport4. How a bus system helps to implement policy5. Access to the bus system: where and how this can be achieved6. Passengers and pedestrians7. The interface between vehicles and infrastructure8. Capacity of the bus system9. Service provision: routes and frequency10. Bus system: London11. Bus system: Curitiba12. Bus system: Bogota13. Energy and emissions14. Accessibility and interfaces with the pedestrian system15. Possibilities for the future: sustainability, resilience and `adaptivity'16. Conclusions
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