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Urban transport XIX

Author: C A Brebbia
Publisher: Southampton : WIT Press, [2013]
Series: WIT transactions on the built environment, v. 130.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Transport Strategies; Urban Transport Planning and Management; Public Transport Systems; Rail Transport Strategies; Intelligent Transport Systems; Land use and Transport Integration; Transport  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C A Brebbia
ISBN: 9781845647162 1845647165 1845647173 9781845647179
OCLC Number: 826659739
Notes: "This book contains papers presented at the 19th International Conference on Urban Transport and the Environment held in Kos, Greece, in 2013"--Preface.
Description: 837 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Contents Section 1: Transport strategies Transformation within transportation planning in South Africa: implications for the implementation of the National Transport Master Plan (NATMAP) of 2011; An assessment of the National Transport Master Plan (NATMAP) 2050 for South Africa and its implementation framework; Sustainability, insularity, Pareto and the paradox of Schrodinger Section 2: Urban transport planning and management Minimisation of total delay in two-way coordinated arterials; Holistic approach to the ecological cargo distribution in urban areas with the use of multi-modal transport; The performance of an urban road system using Data Envelope Analysis; Issues associated with planning, implementing, managing and operating public transport projects in Ireland; What modes of escape are suitable for evacuees from tsunami disasters? - various levels of infrastructure and population; 'Imma summis mutare': landscape of light and shadow in the heart of the city - 'Porta Susa' Railway Station, Turin Section 3: Public transport systems The need to improve transport conditions in the big cities of Romania; Research framework for studying public transit bus driver distraction; A simulation-based approach for evaluating train operating costs under different signalling systems; Modelling the accessibility to public local transport to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the service: the case study of the Roccella area in Palermo; Searching for sustainable urban transport solutions for Africa: a case study of the Greater Johannesburg region in South Africa Section 4: Rail transport strategies The development of an intelligent surveillance system for Korea urban transit; Estimating the benefits of energy-efficient train driving strategies: a model calibration with real data Section 5: Intelligent transport systems A new user-based system for historical city centres; The integration of intelligent transport systems in urban transport; Guidance effect of a parking guidance system in a middle-wide range area; Use of smartphone accelerometers for winter road maintenance improvement in urban areas; Development and performance test of an integrated data transmission system between a vehicle and the wayside in urban transit Section 6: Land use and transport integration A new method to recover the correct land use and public transport interaction; Improvement and efficiency: mass rapid transit station in Taipei; Integration of land use and transportation within the CBD of an intermediate city: a case study of Tlokwe local municipality, South Africa; Classical modernist planning and the menace of automobile dependence in cities: the case of Abuja, Nigeria Section 7: Transport modelling and simulation Transport demand modelling in Melbourne; Stochastic equilibrium assignment with variable demand: literature review, comparisons and research needs; Private car and public transportation: dynamics of the modal share; Vehicle routing in an urban area: environmental and technological determinants; Creating OD matrix using cordon survey: case study - City of VaraA din; Reduction of the prediction horizon of predictive energy management for a plug-in HEV in hilly terrain; Influence of the final drive ratio, electric motor size and battery capacity on fuel consumption of a parallel plug-in hybrid electric vehicle; Considering sustainability in the planning of transit systems: Istanbul case Section 8: Environmental aspects Improving the efficiency and environmental safety of gasoline engine operation; Exhaust emissions from farm tractors operating in urban areas; Exposure to traffic air pollutants in a major US urban area with high freeway traffic: has anything changed over the past decade?; Precise estimates at municipality level of airborne pollutant emissions due to road traffic; The analysis of the environmental impact of road traffic in a transport node on the example of the Rondo Rataje roundabout in Poznan; Improved economic stimulation mechanism to reduce vehicle CO2 emissions; A comparison of the exhaust emission from city buses fuelled with diesel oil and CNG; Development of a sustainable road transport system; Application of traffic impact studies as part of the EIA process: a case study as applied to the extension of a mineral processing plant; Electric vehicles and charging strategies to meet urban mobility requirements Section 9: Economic and social impact Impact investigation of the economic crisis to the road freight sector in Thessaloniki, Greece; Measuring community severance for transport policy and project appraisal Section 10: Travel behaviour studies Ordinal and binary logistic logit models for examination of behavioral, infrastructure and perception factors influencing biking; Modelling public-transport users' perception of out-of-vehicle times using cumulative prospect theory and fuzzy logic; A retrospective study of behavioural transitions in bicycle use of commuters in Dar-es-Salaam Section 11: Customer satisfaction Analyzing transit service quality evolution using decision trees and gender segmentation; Not just the bus: an approach to extend dialogue marketing; The metro in Algiers: user profile and quality of service; Face to face and telephone interviews as competing yet complementary methods to elicit information Section 12: Transportation Before and after studies to reduce the gap between road users and authorities; Addressing seasonal transport demand in touristic areas through public transport interventions; Framework for the development of performance measures for sustainable asset management practice in road transportation Section 13: Safety and security Implementing a road safety review approach for existing bus stops; An accident prediction model for divided highways: a case study of Trabzon coastal divided highway; Visual perception of the roundabout in old age; Modeling traffic safety at urban four leg-signalized intersections; Pedestrian and bike path illumination for safety and security: empirical pre- and post-field studies by a university team Section 14: Infrastructure An approach for identifying and locating pavement sections subject to high dynamic wheel loads; An alternative to conventional concrete overlay material: Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC) Section 15: Models and methodologies to city logistic plan (Special session organised by G. Musolino) A comparison of urban planning systems between the UK and Italy: commercial development and city logistic plan; A system of models for the assessment of an urban distribution center in a city logistic plan; An integrated approach for road, transit design in a city logistic plan: a case study; A comparison of vehicle routing approaches with link costs variability: an application for a city logistic plan
Series Title: WIT transactions on the built environment, v. 130.
Other Titles: Urban transport 19
Urban transport nineteen
Responsibility: editor, C.A. Brebbia, Wessex Institute of Technology, UK.


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