Urban transport IX : urban transport and the environment for the 21st century : [ninth international conference, held in Crete, 10-12 march 2003] (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Urban transport IX : urban transport and the environment for the 21st century : [ninth international conference, held in Crete, 10-12 march 2003]

Author: Lance J Sucharov; Carlos Alberto Brebbia
Publisher: Southampton ; Boston : WIT Press, cop. 2003.
Series: Advances in transport.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The papers presented in this volume should be of interest to engineers, scientists and managers who are involved in the planning and management of urban transportation and transport policy.

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Congrès
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lance J Sucharov; Carlos Alberto Brebbia
ISBN: 1853129615 9781853129612
OCLC Number: 801077689
Notes: Contient des résumés.
WIT = Wessex Institute of Technology.
Description: 1 vol. (709 p.) : ill., cartes, plans, couv. ill. en coul. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Section 1 Transport Systems: Using strategic niche management to evaluate and implement urban transport policy instruments; Urban planning, transport planning and the environment - towards new policy in the Netherlands; The role of a feasibility study in planning a new LRT system; The revival of water-borne transport; Predicting P&R use - an application of HII for mode choice modelling; Multi-fleet management system for public transportation companies by road in the Barcelona metropolitan area. Multimode information manager assistant for interchange transportation modes; The demand responsive transport services - Italian approach; Freight villages and comparable initiatives - relevance for urban transport. Section 2 Traffic Integration: Nottingham ring road integrated major scheme; Structure and effectiveness analysis of an integrated traffic supervisory system; Towards an integrated public transport system; Evaluation of the impact of new developments in traffic congested urban areas; To what extent does urban density in fluence the modal split? The Lisbon metropolitan area case study; The "spatial capacity" approach for a sustainable urban transport planning. The case of Kallithea/Athens; Physical and environmental characteristics of signalized intersections and pedestrian behavior. Section 3 Simulation Systems: Adaptive controllers for vehicle velocity control for microscopic traffic simulation models; Hybrid-series vehicle mathematical simulation model; A behavioural model for the modal choice in the trip-chains; Determining the start time of an incident from real time sensors; Transportation safety research applications utilizing high-fidelity driving simulation; Sustainable urban transportation development: a modelling approach; Travel demand forecasting and TDM measures: the example of Montreal's south shore, 2001-2021; Environmental rating for passenger cars: Methodology options and applications in environmental policy. Section 4 Air Pollution: Short-term forecasting of ozone and NO2 levels using traffic data in Bilbao (Spain); Air pollution impacts of inland shipping - two case studies; Air pollution and urban plane of road traffic - experimental research about situations of environmental health hazard; The application of scientific uncertainty and error in the designated AQMAs of GB - omplications for further air quality assessments; The impact of road pricing and wind fields on vehicular air pollution; The sensitivity of air pollution to the structure and design of cities; Exhaust emissions in residential areas with different street network configurations; Electric car - a tool to reduce environmental impact - To purchase or to share it?; Impacts of vehicle emissions on vegetation; Automotive air pollution in Poznan from benzene: sources and reduction measures; Transport and carbon dioxide emission - the Brazilian case; Cost effective containment of polluted canal sediments under roadway pavement. (part contents)
Series Title: Advances in transport.
Responsibility: editors L.J. Sucharov ... C.A. Brebbia ...

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