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The automobile

Author: L Lundqvist; Kenneth John Button; Peter Nijkamp
Publisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, ©2003.
Series: Classics in transport analysis, 7.; Elgar reference collection.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an authoritative collection of previously published articles on important aspects of the 'automobile age'.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: L Lundqvist; Kenneth John Button; Peter Nijkamp
ISBN: 1840647973 9781840647976
OCLC Number: 473032650
Description: xxvii, 656 s.
Contents: Contents:AcknowledgementsIntroduction: Perspectives on the Automobile Lars Lundqvist, Kenneth Button and Peter NijkampPART I INDUSTRY, TECHNOLOGY AND SYSTEM PERSPECTIVES 1. Alan Altshuler, Martin Anderson, Daniel Jones, Daniel Roos and James Womack (1984), 'The Automobile and Its Industry Under Siege' and 'A Century of Transformations'2. James J. Flink (1988), 'Epilogue: The Future of the Automobile'3. Nebojsa Nakicenovic (1986), 'The Automobile Road to Technical Change: Diffusion of the Automobile as a Process of Technological Substitution'4. Ambuj D. Sagar (1995), 'Automobiles and Global Warming: Alternative Fuels and Other Options for Carbon Dioxide Emissions Reduction'5. William F. Powers and Paul R. Nicastri (2000), 'Automotive Vehicle Control Challenges in the 21st Century'PART II MOBILITY AND CAR OWNERSHIP PERSPECTIVES 6. T. Hagerstrand (1987), 'Human Interaction and Spatial Mobility: Retrospect and Prospect'7. P.M. Jones (1987), 'Mobility and the Individual in Western Industrial Society'8. Melvin M. Webber (1992), 'The Joys of Automobility'9. Andreas Schafer and David G. Victor (2000), 'The Future Mobility of the World Population'10. Jan Owen Jansson (1989), 'Car Demand Modelling and Forecasting. A New Approach'11. Kenneth Button, Ndoh Ngoe and John Hine (1993), 'Modelling Vehicle Ownership and Use in Low Income Countries'PART III ANALYSING THE AUTOMOBILE IN NETWORKS: TRAVEL CHOICE PERSPECTIVES 12. Robert B. Dial (1971), 'A Probabilistic Multipath Traffic Assignment Model Which Obviates Path Enumeration'13. Larry J. LeBlanc, Edward K. Morlok and William P. Pierskalla (1975), 'An Efficient Approach to Solving the Road Network Equilibrium Traffic Assignment Problem'14. Terry L. Friesz (1985), 'Transportation Network Equilibrium, Design and Aggregation: Key Developments and Research Opportunities'15. David E. Boyce, Larry J. LeBlanc and Kyung S. Chon (1988), 'Network Equilibrium Models of Urban Location and Travel Choices: A Retrospective Survey'16. K. Nabil Ali Safwat and Thomas L. Magnanti (1988), 'A Combined Trip Generation, Trip Distribution, Modal Split, and Trip Assignment Model'17. David Bernstein and Terry L. Friesz (1998), 'Infinite Dimensional Formulations of Some Dynamic Traffic Assignment Models'PART IV THE AUTOMOBILE AND SPATIAL DEVELOPMENT PERSPECTIVES 18. Edwin S. Mills (1972), 'Markets and Efficient Resource Allocation in Urban Areas'19. P. Hall (1985), 'Urban Transportation: Paradoxes for the 1980s'20. Jeffrey R. Kenworthy and Felix B. Laube (1999), 'Patterns of Automobile Dependence in Cities: An International Overview of Key Physical and Economic Dimensions with Some Implications for Urban Policy'21. Michael Wegener (1996), 'Reduction of CO2 Emissions of Transport by Reorganisation of Urban Activities'22. Robert A. Johnston and Tomas de la Barra (2000), 'Comprehensive Regional Modeling for Long-range Planning: Linking Integrated Urban Models and Geographic Information Systems'23. Marlon G. Boarnet and Sharon Sarmiento (1998), 'Can Land-use Policy Really Affect Travel Behaviour? A Study of the Link Between Non-work Travel and Land-use Characteristics'PART V COSTS, EXTERNALITIES AND POLICY PERSPECTIVES 24. A.A. Walters (1961), 'The Theory and Measurement of Private and Social Cost of Highway Congestion'25. William S. Vickrey (1963), 'Pricing in Urban and Suburban Transport'26. Mark A. Delucchi (2000), 'Environmental Externalities of Motor-Vehicle Use in the US'27. Mark K. Dreyfus and W. Kip Viscusi (1995), 'Rates of Time Preference and Consumer Valuations of Automobile Safety and Fuel Efficiency'28. Kenneth A. Small (1997), 'Economics and Urban Transportation Policy in the United States'29. Peter Jones and Arild Hervik (1992), 'Restraining Car Traffic in European Cities: An Emerging Role for Road Pricing'30. Peter Nijkamp (1994), 'Roads Toward Environmentally Sustainable Transport'31. Inge Mayeres (2000), 'The Efficiency Effects of Transport Policies in the Presence of Externalities and Distortionary Taxes'Name Index
Series Title: Classics in transport analysis, 7.; Elgar reference collection.
Responsibility: edited by Lars Lundqvist, Kenneth Button, and Peter Nijkamp.

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'The book succeeds very well in its objective of collecting renowned articles on different automobile-related topics. The approach of mixing old and new material; spanning four decades (1961-2000), Read more...

 
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