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Urban transport XII : urban transport and the environment in the 21st century

Author: C A Brebbia; V Dolezel
Publisher: Southampton ; Boston : WIT, ©2006.
Series: WIT transactions on the built environment, 89.
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Contains the proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Urban Transport and the Environment in the 21st Century. This work includes papers that cover a variety of topics, such as:  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
International Conference on Urban Transport and the Environment (12th : 2006 : Prague, Czech Republic).
Urban transport XII.
Southampton ; Boston : WIT, ©2006
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C A Brebbia; V Dolezel
ISBN: 1845641795 9781845641795
OCLC Number: 65203890
Notes: Conference proceedings.
Description: 935 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Section 1: Transport sustainability Future news of international freight transport markets - what to expect and how to be prepared; Sustainable transport systems: trends and policies; The transport challenge in the sustainability of megacities; Sustainable transport system using renewable energy and efficient electric vehicles; The possibilities of company mobility management in Finland; Personal repertoire of travel modes and mode change potential; Towards sustainable urban development: traffic generation at food superstores in the UK Section 2: Urban transport planning and management Evaluation of bus transfer stations from the passenger's point of view; Design of modern roundabouts in urban traffic systems; Bus priorities and their effects on local trade; Evaluation of urban transport management; Selection of modal choice nodes in urban intermodal networks; Sustainable development and strategic transport management in the Oresund region; Active travel and urban transport: what works and what doesn't - an antipodean perspective; Accessibility based automobile transport system analysis in Lithuanian regions and forecasting potential in residential areas; Rational policy goals: road safety in Scandinavia; Twin Cities truck traffic management strategies; Measuring indirect economic impacts arising from transportation investment by a SCGE model; High occupancy vehicle lanes - worldwide lessons for European practitioners; A collaborative transportation proposal for urban deliveries: costs and environmental savings; Modelling trip timing behaviour and the influence of peak spreading; Planning the walking and cycling network in Polva, Estonia; Urban transport system benchmarking; Mobility Management: the case of a large university campus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Section 3: Transport modelling and simulation Vehicle routing: less "artificial", more "intelligence"; Pervasive model, a new paradigm of computing applied to road transport systems; Cellular automata simulation of traffic flow through a road with a construction zone; The accuracy of traffic microsimulation modelling; Evaluation and further development of car following models in microscopic traffic simulation; AReViRoad: a virtual reality tool for traffic simulation; A dynamic and automatic traffic light control system for solving the road congestion problem; Analysis of user behaviour at a roundabouts under car-following conditions; Distributed parallel data structure of a traffic network simulation based on object-oriented programming; Modelling of freight transport flows in urban transport Section 4: Transport logistics and operations research A solution for the optimisation of freight transport in urban areas; Reconstruction of the state road D8 - comparison of the variant solutions; Freight modal split models: data base, calibration problem and urban application Section 5: Transport security and safety Relative safety of alternative intersection designs; Integrating highway alignment design capability to the Interactive Highway Safety Design Model (IHSDM): a two-lane highway case study; Tram wheel geometry monitoring system; Safety of deep slopes excavated during construction of underground structures; Self-reported attributes of traffic accident involvement by female teachers working in Saudi Arabia; A driving simulator study on the perception of distances in situations of car-following and overtaking; A review of traffic safety in Finnish municipalities Section 6: Transport technology Automated transport in urban areas: opportunities in the Netherlands; Estimation of rutting characteristics of waste tire rubber-modified asphalt binder using GPC Section 7: Land use and transport integration Use of geospatial information and remote sensing data to support improved roadway access management; Segregation and daily mobility, an international comparison; Sustainable urban transport in Lithuania: influence of land use and socio-economic development; An increase of public transport and accessibility to urban amenities, some limited results: the case of the Lyons conurbation; Bi-level modelling for linking transport activities with location choice in the urban area; Begin boulevard in Tel Aviv - from a suburban highway to an urban boulevard; Scenic road designation in Taiwan; Effects of transportation on urban development: Sivrihisar, Turkey; Getting places in New Zealand neighbourhoods; Promoting economic diversification by the relationship between the minerals sector and transport infrastructure in Saudi Arabia Section 8: Environmental and ecological considerations Multicriteria analysis in the selection of urban highway alignment alternatives with application of the analytic hierarchy process: an environmentally sustainable approach; The multi-purpose greenways network planning in the Taichung Metropolitan Area, Taiwan; Air quality in a tourist seashore city during vacation; Seasonal contribution of air pollution of urban transport in the city of Chillan, Chile; Experimental research about gaseous emissions coming from multi-floor parks: a real case in Taormina (Italy); The impact of the rail welds geometry on the noise in urban zones; The impact of energy prices on the sustainability of urban transport; Benzene, toluene and xylene measurements in the vicinity of petrol stations (Toulouse - France); The carbon dioxide emission reduction potential in China's road transport sector in 2020; Transalpine freight traffic's impact on people's quality of life; Software of passenger vehicle optimal work and energy recovery (POWER) Section 9: Intelligent transport systems Innovative policies for implementing intelligent speed adaptation on urban roads; The challenges of new information technologies applied to public transport and rail operations; Role of microsimulation in evaluating intelligent transportation systems applications in urban transportation; Evaluating emissions implications of proposed Intelligent Transportation Systems deployments: Canadian experience; Mobile radio services for urban transport; A new architecture for advanced telematics services; Intelligent transportation-deployment and development process in Korea Section 10: Public transport systems The analytic hierarchy process to evaluate the quality of service in transit systems; Simulation of alternative implementation scenarios for the Metro system in Seville; Towards transportation system integration in the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality; Achieving a pro-public transport agenda in South Africa - the challenge for middle income countries; The Marmaray Project in Istanbul: a shift from roads to railways; A new design methodology for public transport stations of a multimodal hub; Enhancing service quality in public transport systems Section 11: Information systems and GPS applications Capturing the spatiotemporal variability of fine particulates in travel microenvironments using GPS technology; An analysis of stand-alone GPS quality and simulated GNSS quality for road pricing Section 12: Road pricing Bi-level optimal toll design problem solved by the inverse Stackelberg games approach; Road pricing versus tradable entry rights: a transaction cost approach; Tradable traffic rights for urban transport; External transport pricing and modal choice: evidence from a Paris case study; Multi-toll-type motorway stations optimal layout; Urban congestion charging: road pricing as a traffic reduction measure
Series Title: WIT transactions on the built environment, 89.
Responsibility: [editors], C.A. Brebbia and V. Dolezel.


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