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

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
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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