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The geography of urban transportation

Author: Susan Hanson; Genevieve Giuliano
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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[In this book, the authors] present the foundational concepts and methodological tools that readers need to understand and engage with today's pressing policy issues. Covered are such key topics as passenger and freight dynamics in the American metropolis the urban transportation planning process, including the use of GIS and questions related to public transit, land use, energy, equity, environmental impacts, and  Read more...
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Hanson; Genevieve Giuliano
OCLC Number: 62502372
Notes: Originally published: New York : The Guilford Press, ©2004. 3rd ed.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Setting the scene: Context of urban travel: concepts and recent trends / Susan Hanson; City interactions, the dynamics of passenger and freight flows / Thomas R. Leinbach; Transportation and urban form, stages in the spatial evolution of the American metropolis / Peter O. Muller; Impact of information technologies / Donald G. Janelle --
Planning for movement within cities: Urban transportation planning process / Robert A. Johnston; Reflections on the planning process / Martin Wachs; GIS in urban-regional transportation planning / Timothy L. Nyerges --
Policy issues: Public transportation / John Pucher; Land use impacts of transportation investments highway and transit / Genevieve Giuliano; Transportation and energy / David L. Greene; Geography of urban transportation finance / Brian D. Taylor; Social and environmental justice issues in urban transportation / Devajyoti Deka; Transportation and the environment / Chang-Hee Christine Bae; Managing the auto / Genevieve Giuliano, Susan Hanson.
Responsibility: edited by Susan Hanson, Genevieve Giuliano.

Abstract:

[In this book, the authors] present the foundational concepts and methodological tools that readers need to understand and engage with today's pressing policy issues. Covered are such key topics as passenger and freight dynamics in the American metropolis the urban transportation planning process, including the use of GIS and questions related to public transit, land use, energy, equity, environmental impacts, and more. Updated throughout with a heightened emphasis on policy, [it] contains new chapters on intercity travel and transportation finance. In addition, a new concluding chapter integrates key themes and provides some practical approaches to solving urban transportation problems.-http://www.loc.gov/catdir.

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