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Urban Transport XII

Urban Transport and the Environment in the 21st Century

Edited By: C.A. BREBBIA, Wessex Institute of Technology, UK and V. DOLEZEL, Tu Pardubice, Czech Republic

Price: USD734.00
ISBN: 978-1-84564-179-5
eISBN: 978-1-84564-244-0
Pages: 960
Series Volume: 89
Published: 2006

Book Description

Transportation in cities, with its related environmental and social concerns, continues to be a topic of the utmost priority for urban authorities and central governments around the world. This is reflected in the proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Urban Transport and the Environment in the 21st Century , stressing the continuous steady growth and research into the urban transport systems control aspects, information and simulation systems.

The papers included in the volume cover a wide variety of topics, such as: Transport sustainability; Urban transport planning and management; Transport modelling and simulation; Transport logistics and operations research; Transport security and safety; Transport technology; Land use and transport integration; Environmental and ecological considerations; Intelligent transport systems; Public transport systems; Information systems and GPS applications and Road pricing.

Book Contents

Future news of international freight transport markets — what to expect and how to be prepared
G. Mattrisch; E. Böhlke;

Sustainable transport systems: trends and policies
M. Pitsiava-Latinopoulou; S. Basbas; P. Christopoulou;

The transport challenge in the sustainability of megacities
A. Igwe;

Sustainable transport system using renewable energy and efficient electric vehicles
J. Redgate; A. Al-Habaibeh; A. Williams; M. Kansara;

The possibilities of company mobility management in Finland
E. Sala; N. Karasmaa;

Personal repertoire of travel modes and mode change potential
N. Karasmaa; V. Voltti;

Towards sustainable urban development: traffic generation at food superstores in the UK
C. Black; D. C. Broadstock; A. Collins; L. C. Hunt;

Evaluation of bus transfer stations from the passenger’s point of view
S. Basbas;

Design of modern roundabouts in urban traffic systems
A. Pratelli;

Bus priorities and their effects on local trade
S. Ward;

Evaluation of urban transport management
J. Murphy; D. O’Cinneide;

Selection of modal choice nodes in urban intermodal networks
D. Ambrosino; A. Sciomachen;

Sustainable development and strategic transport management in the Øresund region
S. L. Jeppesen; S. Leleur;

Active travel and urban transport: what works and what doesn’t — an antipodean perspective
R. Katz;

Accessibility based automobile transport system analysis in Lithuanian regions and forecasting potential in residential areas
M. Jakimavicius; A. Macerinskiene;

Rational policy goals: road safety in Scandinavia
H. Rosencrantz;

Twin Cities truck traffic management strategies
T. H. Maze; R. Gale;

Measuring indirect economic impacts arising from transportation investment by a SCGE model
T. Miyagi; M. Nishimura; S. Mitui;

High occupancy vehicle lanes — worldwide lessons for European practitioners
S. Schijns; P. Eng;

A collaborative transportation proposal for urban deliveries: costs and environmental savings
D. Tacla; O. F. Lima; R. C. Botter;

Modelling trip timing behaviour and the influence of peak spreading
N. Holyoak; M. A. P. Taylor;

Planning the walking and cycling network in Põlva, Estonia
M. Myllylä; N. Karasmaa;

Urban transport system benchmarking
M. W. Ludema;

Mobility Management: the case of a large university campus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
D. S. C. P. Lemos; R. Balassiano; M. P. S. Santos; L. S. Portugal;

Vehicle routing: less “artificial”, more “intelligence”
J. W. Joubert;

Pervasive model, a new paradigm of computing applied to road transport systems
C. García; F. Alayón; J. Caraballo; R. Pérez; G. Padrón;

Cellular automata simulation of traffic flow through a road with a construction zone
E. Kita; T. Tamaki; H. Shimizu;

The accuracy of traffic microsimulation modelling
D. O’Cinneide; D. Connell;

Evaluation and further development of car following models in microscopic traffic simulation
P. Hidas;

AReViRoad: a virtual reality tool for traffic simulation
D. Herviou; E. Maisel;

A dynamic and automatic traffic light control system for solving the road congestion problem
W. Wen; C. L. Yang;

Analysis of user behaviour at a roundabout under car-following conditions
G. Guido; A. Vitale;

Distributed parallel data structure of a traffic network simulation based on object-oriented programming
Z. Juan; L. Gao; A. Ni; G. Zhang;

Modelling of freight transport flows in urban transport
A. Baublys;

A solution for the optimisation of freight transport in urban areas
R. Raicu; S. Raicu; E. Rosca;

Reconstruction of the state road D8 — comparison of the variant solutions
D. Cvitanić; D. Breški; I. Lovrić;

Freight modal split models: data base, calibration problem and urban application
A. Cappelli; S. Nocera;

Relative safety of alternative intersection designs
L. C. Wadhwa; M. Thomson;

Integrating highway alignment design capability to the Interactive Highway Safety Design Model (IHSDM): a two-lane highway case study
A. Maji; M. K. Jha; W. Kühn;

Tram wheel geometry monitoring system
J. Madejski; A. Gola;

Safety of deep slopes excavated during construction of underground structures
P. Procházka; V. Doležel;

Self-reported attributes of traffic accident involvement by female teachers working in Saudi Arabia
H. Al-Ahmadi; M. Al-Sughaiyer; N. Ratrout; K. Al-Ofi; H. Muttlak; A. Zeeshan Raza;

A driving simulator study on the perception of distances in situations of car-following and overtaking
J. Bergeron; B. Baumberger; M. Paquette; M. Flückiger; A. Delorme;

A review of traffic safety in Finnish municipalities
N. Karasmaa; E. Räty; T. Kari; T. Ernvall;

Automated transport in urban areas: opportunities in the Netherlands
J. H. Baggen; E. M. L. Aben;

Estimation of rutting characteristics of waste tire rubber-modified asphalt binder using GPC
K. W. Kim; S. Lee; S. N. Amirkhanian;

Use of geospatial information and remote sensing data to support improved roadway access management
R. R. Souleyrette; P. E. Plazak; D. J. Plazak;

Segregation and daily mobility, an international comparison
E. Ravalet;

Sustainable urban transport in Lithuania: influence of land use and socio-economic development
Z. Bazaras; A. Kersys; R. Kersys; R. Skvireckas;

An increase of public transport and accessibility to urban amenities, some limited results: the case of the Lyons conurbation
D. Caubel;

Bi-level modelling for linking transport activities with location choice in the urban area
D. Parikesit;

Begin boulevard in Tel Aviv — from a suburban highway to an urban boulevard
Y. Rofè; R. Ishaq;

Scenic road designation in Taiwan
S.-H. Lee; C.-C. Chiang; J.-S. Hou;

Effects of transportation on urban development: Sivrihisar, Turkey
E. Aksoy; N. T. Gültekin;

Getting places in New Zealand neighbourhoods
K. Witten;

Promoting economic diversification by the relationship between the minerals sector and transport infrastructure in Saudi Arabia
M. Aldagheiri; M. Bradshaw;

Multicriteria analysis in the selection of urban highway alignment alternatives with application of the analytic hierarchy process: an environmentally sustainable approach
M. V. Lisboa; J. Waisman;

The multi-purpose greenways network planning in the Taichung Metropolitan Area, Taiwan
S.-W. Huang; K.-W. Tsou;

Air quality in a tourist seashore city during vacation
N. Quaranta; M. Unsen; M. Caligaris; S. Ringler; S. Mendiara; M. García;

Seasonal contribution of air pollution of urban transport in the city of Chillán, Chile
O. F. Carvacho; J. E. Celis; K. Trzepla-Nabaglo; L. L. Ashbaugh; R. G. Flocchini;

Experimental research about gaseous emissions coming from multi-floor parks: a real case in Taormina (Italy)
F. Patania; A. Gagliano; F. Nocera; A. Galesi; A. D’Amico;

The impact of the rail welds geometry on the noise in urban zones
S. Lakusic;

The impact of energy prices on the sustainability of urban transport
P. Amrusch; F. Wirl;

Benzene, toluene and xylene measurements in the vicinity of petrol stations (Toulouse – France)
V. Simon; C. Borownjack; C. Touya;

The carbon dioxide emission reduction potential in China’s road transport sector in 2020
W. Cai; C. Wang; X. Lu; J. Chen;

Transalpine freight traffic’s impact on people’s quality of life
D. Hauri; N. Bauer;

Software of passenger vehicle optimal work and energy recovery (POWER)
H. Farzaneh; Y. Saboohi;

Innovative policies for implementing intelligent speed adaptation on urban roads
V. Mehta; W. Walker; V. Marchau; B. Agusdinata;

The challenges of new information technologies applied to public transport and rail operations
P. Vuaillat;

Role of microsimulation in evaluating intelligent transportation systems applications in urban transportation
A. M. Khan; J. Armstrong; A. Munir;

Evaluating emissions implications of proposed Intelligent Transportation Systems deployments: Canadian experience
I. Kaysi;

Mobile radio services for urban transport
C. Bantin;

A new architecture for advanced telematics services
A. Piccolo; V. Galdi;

Intelligent transportation-deployment and development process in Korea
A. A. Shah; N. P. Mahalik; J. Namkoong; J. D. Lee;

The analytic hierarchy process to evaluate the quality of service in transit systems
M. N. Postorino; V. Fedele;

Simulation of alternative implementation scenarios for the Metro system in Seville
J. Muñuzuri; J. N. Ibáñez,; P. Cortés; J. Guadix;

Towards transportation system integration in the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality
D. R. Diedericks; J. W. Joubert;

Achieving a pro-public transport agenda in South Africa — the challenge for middle income countries
A. Shaw;

The Marmaray Project in Istanbul: a shift from roads to railways
A. U. Oktem;

A new design methodology for public transport stations of a multimodal hub
F. Kaakai; S. Hayat; A. El Moudni;

Enhancing service quality in public transport systems
G. Beirão; J. Sarsfield Cabral;

Capturing the spatiotemporal variability of fine particulates in travel microenvironments using GPS technology
S. P. Greaves;

An analysis of stand-alone GPS quality and simulated GNSS quality for road pricing
M. Zabic; O. A. Nielsen;

Bi-level optimal toll design problem solved by the inverse Stackelberg games approach
K. Staňková; G. J. Olsder; M. Bliemer;

Road pricing versus tradable entry rights: a transaction cost approach
E. Crals; L. Vereeck;

Tradable traffic rights for urban transport
E. Musso; C. Burlando; C. Sillig;

External transport pricing and modal choice: evidence from a Paris case study
A. de Palma; N. Zaouali;

Multi-toll-type motorway stations optimal layout
A. Pratelli; F. Schoen;

Urban congestion charging: road pricing as a traffic reduction measure
W. Heyns; C. B. Schoeman;

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