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Transportation and Economic Development Challenges.

Author: Kenneth Button; Aura Reggiani
Publisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Pub., 2011.
Series: NECTAR Series on Transportation and Communications Research Network.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recent years have seen considerable changes in the technology of transportation with the development of high-speed rail networks, more fuel-efficient automobiles and aircraft, and the widespread adoption of informatics in disciplines such as traffic management and supply chain logistics. The contributions to this volume assess transportation interactions with employment and income, examine some of the policies that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Button, Kenneth.
Transportation and Economic Development Challenges.
Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Button; Aura Reggiani
ISBN: 9780857930637 085793063X 1283072084 9781283072083
OCLC Number: 713010134
Description: 1 online resource (222 pages).
Contents: List of contributors; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 The relationship between megaregions and megapolitans: transportation planning for the two scales; 3 The global economic crisis, investment in transport infrastructure, and economic development; 4 Distance in the existence of political pathologies: rationalized transport policies and trade; 5 Access to rail in urban areas: examination of the number of stations; 6 Parcel distribution networks for online shopping business. 7 Discussion of the necessity of accessibility standards: the German 'Guidelines for Integrated Network Design' (RIN)8 Transportation planning of the future: mitigating GHGs in the US through green litigation; 9 Matching words and deeds? How transit- oriented are the Bloomberg- era rezonings in New York City?; 10 Policymaking on waterside industrial sites: an empirical study for Flanders; Index.
Series Title: NECTAR Series on Transportation and Communications Research Network.

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