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Fifth International Conference on Urban Transport and the Environment for the 21st Century

Author: Lance J Sucharov; International Conference on Urban Transport and the Environment. <5, 1999, Rodos>.; Wessex Institute of Technology. <Southampton>.
Publisher: Southampton : WIT Press, 2000.
Series: Urban transport, 5.; Advances in transport, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English
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Featuring papers from the Fifth International Conference on urban transport, this work reflects the preoccupation with the environment. The volume contains the work of scientists from around the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lance J Sucharov; International Conference on Urban Transport and the Environment. <5, 1999, Rodos>.; Wessex Institute of Technology. <Southampton>.
ISBN: 1853126950 9781853126956
OCLC Number: 313252126
Description: 610 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten.
Contents: Section 1 - Environmental Aspects: Highway safety: a probabilistic assessment of external risk factors; The second-best pricing problem for urban transit systems with environmental constraints; Urban transport and the environment: Italian case studies. Section 2 - Air Quality: Air pollution in Lithuanian cities; Traffic induced air pollution in Milan city: a modelling study; Implementation of air quality management in urban areas of England -the role of transport planning; Progress with integrating air quality management into the Transport Policies and Programmes of English County Government; Outdoor-indoor air quality in Riyadh: particulate matter, Pb and CO; Intersection management: air quality impacts; Statistical analysis of ozone concentration: a forecasting and control model in urban areas; Personal exposure to particulate matter and volatile organic compounds in microbuses' environment in M?xico City; Forecasting of air pollution in urban areas by means of artificial neural networks; A selection of the scenarios of ozone pollution by using principal component analysis. Section 3 - Emissions: The relation between vehicular fuel consumption and exhaust emission and the characteristics of driving patterns; Transportation emissions in Lebanon: extent and mitigation; The environmental impact of vehicle emission standards. Section 4 - Urban Transport: The characteristics of buses for public urban transport and the environment; Multilevel random effects analysis of modal use constraints and perceptions on public transportation using data from Germany; Comparing the Adelaide taxi industry studies of 1996 and 1998; Passive safety of railway vehicles, driver's cab structural design; Basic performances of new electric multiple train for urban and suburban traffic in Yugoslavia; The south expansion of the Porto Metropolitan Area light-metro system. Section 5 - Parking: ECOVIA: Coimbra's innovative park-and-ride system; Environmental impacts of parking facilities in urban areas; Evolution of a car park study: a shopping centre in Gaziantep; Shafts for natural light and ventilation in underground automobile parking areas; Influence of outdoor conditions on the natural ventilation in underground automobile parking areas. Section 6 - Freight: Urban freight analysis and measures. Application to the centre of Sevilla; Urban freight transport: learning from the practices in two countries. Section 7 - Traffic Modelling: Stochastic vehicle routing and scheduling using a heuristic approach; Modeling vehicle headways for low traffic flows on urban freeways and arterial roadways; The simulation study of traffic information strategies using the computer for data collection on drivers' responses to ATIS; A procedure to consistently update OD matrix and network parameters using screen line traffic counts; A mathematical model for optimisation of traffic operations performance; Dynamic transit assignment algorithms for urban congested networks; A segment-linked optimisation model for Pavement Management Systems; CITYSIM - Validated assessment tool for simulating urban traffic and environmental impacts; Multimodal network design problems; A comparison of short distance transport modes. Section 8 - Location Planning: An analysis of the relationships between motorization and housing planning; Modeling residential and workplace location assessment on car commuting energy; Optimal location planning of logistics terminals based on multiobjective programming method; Transportation compatible land uses and bus-stop location. Section 9 - Cost Studies: Cost-benefit analysis of passenger transport terminals; Methodology for the calculation of vehicle-associated costs in urban areas; Urban travel time evaluation: an economic approach; External costs of passenger transport in Belgian cities. Section 10 - Noise Pollution: Noise prediction generated from departing cars based on a man-machine-system model; Intersection management: noise impacts. Section 11 - City Planning: Future urban and metropolitan mobility strategies - Five crucial issues; The Italian industrial districts and transport/communication facilities; Evacuation transportation planning: a method to identify optimal independent routes; Analysing transport, land use and the environment in the Stockholm region; GHG management strategies and sustainable transportation: conclusions and results; Better understanding of the pattern of transportation and the quality of life in the city: A case study - Glasgow, Scotland; Towards a non-competitive motoring system: unexplored opportunities for social, cultural, ecological and economic progress.
Series Title: Urban transport, 5.; Advances in transport, 5.
Responsibility: organised by Wessex Institute of Technology, UK. Ed.: L.J. Sucharov.

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