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Restructuring public transport through bus rapid transit : an international and interdisciplinary perspective

Author: Juan Carlos Muñoz Abogabir; Laurel Paget-Seekins
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2016.
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Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is commonly discussed as an affordable way for cities to build sustainable rapid transport infrastructure. This book examines the opportunities presented by Bus Rapid  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Carlos Muñoz Abogabir; Laurel Paget-Seekins
ISBN: 9781447326168 1447326164
OCLC Number: 962497862
Description: XXIII, 391 : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: The promise of BRT ~ Laurel Paget-Seekins & Juan Carlos Munoz; Global Overview of BRT and bus corridors ~ Luis Antonio Lindau, Cristina Albuquerque Moreira da Silva, Guillermo Petzhold & Daniela Facchini; Section 1: Institutional Relationships; The path toward integrated systems ~ Dario Hidalgo, Juan Carlos Munoz & Juan Miguel Velasquez; BRT as a tool for negotiated re-regulation ~ Onesimo Flores Dewey; Institutional design and regulatory frameworks ~ Rosario Macario, Maria Spandou & Luis Neves Filipe; Strategic participation for change ~ Lake Sagaris; Designing bus concession contracts ~ Patricia Galilea & Marco Batarce; Fare structures ~ Marco Batarce & Corinne Mulley; Section 2: BRT and the City; Conflict over public space ~ Laurel Paget-Seekins; Designing BRT Oriented Development ~ Chris Zegras, Anson Stewart, Rosanna Forray, Rocio Hidalgo, Cristhian Figueroa, Fabio Duarte & Jan Wampler; Preferences for BRT and Light Rail - David Hensher, Corinne Mulley & John Rose; User preferences and route choice ~ Sebastian Raveau, Juan Carlos Munoz & Juan de Dios Ortuzar; Passenger information systems ~ Carola Zurob, Jose Manuel Allard & Rosario Macario; Section 3: Operations and Design; Opportunities provided by automated data collection systems ~ Nigel Wilson; Designing a BRT-based network under integrated operations ~ Homero Larrain, Omar Ibarra, Juan Carlos Munoz & Corinne Mulley; Assessing corridor performance ~ Juan Carlos Herrera, Juan Carlos Munoz, David Hensher, Corinne Mulley, Zheng Li & Luis Antonio Lindau; BRRT adding an R for reliability ~ Felipe Delgado, Juan Carlos Munoz & Ricardo Giesen; Managing drivers and vehicles for cost-effective operations ~ Omar Ibarra & Ricardo Giesen; Road safety impact of BRT and busway features ~ Nicolae Duduta & Luis Antonio Lindau; Looking Forward ~ Juan Carlos Munoz, Laurel Paget-Seekins.
Responsibility: edited by Juan Carlos Muñoz Abogabir and Laurel Paget-Seekins.

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This is a must-read for those who wish to invest the time, intellectual energy, and building of political will required for bus rapid transit to help foster more sustainable cities. --Fred Salvucci, Read more...

 
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