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Transport Planning for Third World Cities

Transport Planning for Third World Cities

Author: Harry T Dimitriou; George A Banjo
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2013
Series: Routledge Revivals
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Cities within the developing world experience a form of urban development which is different to those in more industrialised countries. Rates of growth are usually much more dramatic, housing and transport are often provided informally, and institutional support for urban management is also much weaker. The crux of this book, first published in 1990, lies in the idea that urban transport planning cannot be viewed in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry T Dimitriou; George A Banjo
ISBN: 0415004489 9780415004480 9780415837552 0415837553
OCLC Number: 861781465
Notes: Imprint edition of a previous edition published in 1990 by Routledge
Description: 430 p.
Contents: List of Figures; List of Tables; Foreword Otto Koenigsberger; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I: Problems and Issues in Urban Transport Planning 1. Transport and Third World City Development Harry T. Dimitriou 2. Transport Problems of Third World Cities Harry T. Dimitriou 3. Inadequacies of Urban Public Transport Systems Peter R. White 4. The Role of Non-Motorised Urban Travel M.S.V. Rao and A.K. Sharma; Part II: Deficiencies and Developments in the Theory and Practice of Urban Transport Planning 5. The Urban Transport Planning Process: Its Evolution and Application to Third World Cities Harry T. Dimitriou 6. Issues in Third World Urban Transport Project Appraisal John W. Dickey 7. Institutional Frameworks for Planning Transport in Third World Cities Josef Barat 8. Developments in Urban Transport Planning: Their Relevance to Third World Practice Marvin L. Manheim; Part III: Emerging Alternatives in Planning for Urban Transport 9. Urban Traffic Modelling with Limited Data Luis G. Willumsen 10. Urban Transport Corridor Planning Ralph Gakenheimer and Michael D. Meyer 11. Street Management Alan Proudlove and Alan Turner 12. Towards a Development Approach to Urban Transport Planning Harry T. Dimitriou; Notes on Contributors; Index
Series Title: Routledge Revivals


Develops urban transport paridigms that are more appropriate to Third World countries than those currently in use.  Read more...


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