Geography of Urban Transportation

ISBN-10: 1572300175

ISBN-13: 9781572300170

Edition: 2nd 1996

Authors: Susan Hanson

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A highly successful text and professional resource, this classic work is now in a fully revised and restructured third edition. Leading geographers and urban planners 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--and featuring over 100 maps, charts, and photographs--the third edition 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.
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 12/1/1995
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 478
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.27" tall
Weight: 2.728
Language: English

Setting the Scene
The Context of Urban Travel: Concepts and Recent Trends
City Interactions: The Dynamics of Passenger and Freight Flows
Transportation and Urban Form: Stages in the Spatial Evolution of the American Metropolis
Impact of Information Technologies
Planning for Movement Within Cities
The Urban Transportation Planning Process
Reflections on the Planning Process
GIS in Urban-Regional Transportation Planning
Policy Issues
Public Transportation
Land Use Impacts of Transportation Investments: Highway and Transit
Transportation and Energy
The Geography of Urban Transportation Finance
Social and Environmental Justice Issues in Urban Transportation
Transportation and the Environment
Managing the Auto
Index
About the Editors
Contributors
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