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High-Speed Rail and Sustainability : Decision-making and the political economy of investment.

Author: Blas Luis Pérez Henríquez; Elizabeth Deakin
Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2016.
Series: Routledge explorations in environmental studies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Pérez Henríquez, Blas Luis.
High-Speed Rail and Sustainability : Decision-making and the political economy of investment.
Florence : Taylor and Francis, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Blas Luis Pérez Henríquez; Elizabeth Deakin
ISBN: 9781317485841 131748584X
OCLC Number: 968733739
Description: 1 online resource (387 pages).
Contents: Cover ; Half Title ; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Table of Contents ; List of figures ; List of tables ; List of contributors ; Introduction; Part I What have we learned so far from high-speed rail systems around the world?; 1 Background on high-speed rail; 2 Realising the potential of HSR: the United Kingdom experience; 3 The Shinkansen and its impacts; 4 Where high-speed rail is relevant: the French case study; 5 Evidence from the Italian high-speed rail market: competition between modes and between HSR operators. 6 High-speed rail in Spain: territorial management and sustainable urban development 7 High-speed rail and air travel complementarity: the case of Germany ; 8 Taiwan's HSR and the financial crises of the Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation ; 9 The influence of high-speed rail station site selection on travel efficiency: the case of the Shanghai Hongqiao Hub ; 10 Forecasting for high-speed rail: an operator's perspective on risk reduction through informed use of forecasting ; 11 Enhancing the cost-benefit analysis of high-speed rail. Part II California's bold HSR adventure: transforming transport culture in America12 Background on high-speed rail in California; 13 High-speed rail and smart growth in California; 14 Institutional evolution and the politics of planning HSR in California ; 15 High-speed rail and economic development: business agglomerations and policy implications ; 16 Environmental impact of high-speed rail in California; 17 Uncertainties in the life cycle assessment of high-speedrail's energy and environmental impacts; 18 Equity analysis of California high-speed rail. 19 NIMBY reactions to HSR: conflicts over the proposed right of way 20 High-speed rail stations as transportation nodes and places: lessons for California ; 21 Conclusions: high-speed rail and sustainability; Index.
Series Title: Routledge explorations in environmental studies.

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