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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

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
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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