Sustainable Mass Transit

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  • Author : Thomas Abdallah
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 230 pages
  • ISBN : 0128113006
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Sustainable Mass Transit

Sustainable Mass Transit
  • Author : Thomas Abdallah
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 10 May 2017
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Sustainable Mass Transit: Challenges and Opportunities in Urban Public Transportation examines the numerous types of mass transit systems, looking closely at all their key functions, including operations, maintenance, development, design, building and retrofitting. It examines the mitigation measures that reduce or eliminate negative environmental impacts, including green infrastructure, materials conservation, ecological conservation and other sustainable initiatives. The book explores organizational best practices, environmental regulatory constraints and life-cycle assessments, describing which sustainable elements can be added while rehabilitating or expanding a

Mass Transit Sustainability in the Saint Louis Region

Mass Transit Sustainability in the Saint Louis Region
  • Author : Ray A. Mundy,Daniel L. Rust,Sareema Koirala Phillips,Sidra Nasser,Maria Gabriela Rodriguez Paez,Elizabeth Snowden
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 17 September 2021
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It has been often suggested that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing and expecting a different outcome. Unfortunately a dispassionate evaluation of the current state of public transit in the United States would easily fit this definition. Public transportation funding continues to require federal, state, and local tax reserves in an attempt to address the needs and adapt to the trends of growing urban communities and support sustainable mass transit solutions. Fifty years of increased funding for

Sustainable Transportation Planning

Sustainable Transportation Planning
  • Author : Jeffrey Tumlin
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 24 January 2012
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"The Great American Dream of cruising down the parkway, zipping from here to there at any time has given way to a true nightmare that is destroying the environment, costing billions and deeply impacting our personal well-being. Getting from A to B has never been more difficult, expensive or miserable. It doesn't have to be this way. Jeffrey Tumlin's book Sustainable Transportation Planning offers easy-to-understand, clearly explained tips and techniques that will allow us to quite literally take back our

Transit Oriented Development and Sustainable Cities

Transit Oriented Development and Sustainable Cities
  • Author : Richard D. Knowles,,Fiona Ferbrache
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 17 September 2021
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This book provides new dimensions and a contemporary focus on sustainable transport, urban regeneration and development in eight countries spanning four continents at different stages of development. It examines the role of transit oriented development (TOD) in improving urban sustainability and providing different transport choices, exploring how these can be implemented in modern cities.

Transportation Technologies for Sustainability

Transportation Technologies for Sustainability
  • Author : Mehrdad Ehsani,Fei-Yue Wang,Gary L. Brosch
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 01 December 2012
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Innovative transportation technologies will be a vital component of any future sustainable society. Gathering over 50 authoritative, peer-reviewed entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, Transportation Technologies for Sustainability covers a broad range of transportation-related sustainability research, from vehicle design and technology to mass transit systems. State-of-the-art chapters describe key developments in intelligent vehicle technology, including vision sensors, driver status monitoring, and vehicle motion control, while international experts present the latest research in electric, hybrid, and fuel cell vehicles.

The Sustainable City

The Sustainable City
  • Author : Steven Cohen
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 21 November 2017
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Living sustainably is not just about preserving the wilderness or keeping nature pristine. The transition to a green economy depends on cities. For the first time in human history, the majority of the people on the planet live in urban areas. If we are to avert climate catastrophe, we will need our cities to coexist with nature without destroying it. Many places are already investing in the infrastructure of the future—including renewable energy, energy efficiency, mass and personal transit,

Sustainable Railway Futures

Sustainable Railway Futures
  • Author : Becky P.Y. Loo,Claude Comtois
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 March 2016
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Revitalizing railways as a major sustainable transport mode in modern societies faces many issues and challenges. This in-depth overview places the importance of railways in the wider context of comprehensive sustainability, which encompasses sustainable development, social and economic equity and community livability. Some scholars have described the 21st century as a period of renaissance for railways and suggest this transport mode can fulfil people's desire for high mobility with low negative environmental, social, economic and financial impacts. In light of

Sustainable Parking Management

Sustainable Parking Management
  • Author : Nada Milosavljevic,Jelena Simicevic
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 June 2019
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Sustainable Parking Management provides the latest research findings in the field, encouraging transport planners and policymakers to use parking policy as a tool for managing parking and transport systems. The book teaches up-to-date parking management techniques for selecting parking policies and understanding parking behavior when faced with policy interventions. It shows when to apply each policy, how to include user attitudes in policy definition, and how to model user behavior when refining parking policies. In addition, it stresses the need

Concepts in Urban Transportation Planning

Concepts in Urban Transportation Planning
  • Author : Mintesnot G. Woldeamanuel
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 22 February 2016
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This book offers solutions for creating sustainable urban transportation. Topics include historical developments, planning, policy and legislative initiatives, nonmotorized and public transportation, environmental and social justice issues, and safety. The author discusses social, health and economic consequences of autocentric transportation and possible policy measures to address them. The important topic of changing travel behavior is discussed. Chapters contain straightforward concepts, case studies, review questions and ideas for class projects. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request

Mass Transit Options

Mass Transit Options
  • Author : Lloyd Wright,Karl Fjellstrom,Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit. Division 44--Environment and Infrastructure Sector Project: "Transport Policy Advice.",Germany. Bundesministerium für Wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 17 September 2021
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Alternative Urban Futures

Alternative Urban Futures
  • Author : Raquel Pinderhughes
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 12 March 2004
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Alternative Urban Futures challenges existing models of urban development and promotes alternative paradigms, processes, and technologies designed to fulfill human needs and limit the harmful impacts of human activities on the environment. The book focuses on how planners and policy makers can develop and manage essential urban infrastructures in ways that support sustainable development in the areas of waste management, water supply and management, energy production and use, building design and construction, land-use, transportation, and food systems. Each chapter features